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Master Attendant, Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth - British


An officer in the royal dock-yards, appointed to hasten, and. assist at, the fitting-out or dismantling, removing or securing vessels of war, &c. at the port where he resides. He is particularly to observe, that his Majesty's ships are securely moored; and for this purpose he is expected frequently to review the moorings which are sunk in the harbour, and observe that they are kept in proper repair to be always ready when occasion requires. It is also his duty to visit all the ships in ordinary, and see that they are frequently cleaned and kept in order; and to attend at the general musters in the dock-yards, taking care that all the officers, artificers, and labourers, registered in the navy-books, are present at their duty.


 

Date fromDate toHolderSource
1704/01/08 
Daniel GarrattBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704
ADM 6/8
17141714
Robert FrostBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1714-1727
ref:1618
17161716/08/02
Robert FrostBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1714-1727
ADM 6/12
1716/08/031720/02/19
Ambrose WarehamBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1720
ADM 6/12
1720/02/201727/08/24
Thomas TeddimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
ADM 6/12/196
ADM 6/12
1727/08/251734/09/30
Thomas TeddimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1734/10/011735/07/07
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1719-1735
ADM 6/14/195
ADM 6/14
1735/07/081743/02/01
Philip ParrisBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1735-1743
ADM 6/14/216
ADM 6/14
1743/02/021744/04/25
Curtis KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/16/144
ADM 6/16
1744/05/261747/01/01
Edward CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1770
ADM 6/16/302
ADM 6/16
1747/01/011747/08/11
John BroomeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1747-1755
ADM 6/17/185
ADM 6/17
1747/08/111748/09/20
Thomas BarnardBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1747-1748
ADM 6/17/257
ADM 6/17
1748/09/201755/04/11
John RobinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748-1755
ADM 6/17/384

11.4.1755 Dismissed for neglect of duty.

ADM 6/17
1755/04/11 
Benjamin HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1752-1755
ADM 6/18/154
ADM 6/18
1756/04/061767/04/29
Amos HatcherBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1756-1767
ADM 6/18/251
ADM 6/18
1767/04/291776/02/29
Magnus FalconerBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1766-1785
ADM 6/20/167
ADM 6/20
1776/02/29 
Peter RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1772-1776
ADM 6/21/164
ADM 6/21
1790/04/14 
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/23
ADM 6/24

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