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A Royal Navy dockyard officer, acting as a 'leader', or foreman, of a gang of workers. In 1696 the Navy Board directed the employment of one Quarterman for every twenty shipwrights and caulkers.
|Date from||Date to||Holder||Source|
|1779/08/21||1780/08/05|| Joseph Maddock|
Rated Pro Quarterman
|1785/01/08||1786/01/23||John Best||ADM 29/8|
|1787/02/15||1787/04/24|| William Reed|
Rated Acting Quarterman
|1787/04/25||1797/01/02||William Reed||ADM 29/8|
|1796/07/01||1798/11/05||John Hooker||ADM 29/8|
|1798/11/06||1818/12/31|| John Hooker|
Rated Quarterman 1st Class