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 GarrattADM 6/8
17141714 Robert Frost (d.bef.1727/28)ref:1618
17161716/08/02 Robert Frost (d.bef.1727/28)ADM 6/12
1716/08/031720/02/19 Ambrose Wareham (d.bef.1722)ADM 6/12
1720/02/201727/08/24 Thomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 6/12/196ADM 6/12
1727/08/251734/09/30 Thomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1734/10/011735/07/07 George Rosbee ADM 6/14/195ADM 6/14
1735/07/081743/02/01 Philip Parris ADM 6/14/216ADM 6/14
1743/02/021744/04/25 Curtis King (d.1745) ADM 6/16/144ADM 6/16
1744/05/261747/01/01 Edward Collingwood (1694-1779) ADM 6/16/302ADM 6/16
1747/01/011747/08/11 John Broome (d.bef.1755) ADM 6/17/185ADM 6/17
1747/08/111748/09/20 Thomas Barnard (d.bef.1748) ADM 6/17/257ADM 6/17
1748/09/201755/04/11 John Robins (d.1755) ADM 6/17/384

11.4.1755 Dismissed for neglect of duty.

ADM 6/17
1755/04/11  Benjamin Hall ADM 6/18/154ADM 6/18
1756/04/061767/04/29 Amos Hatcher (d.bef.1767) ADM 6/18/251ADM 6/18
1767/04/291776/02/29 Magnus Falconer (d.bef.1785) ADM 6/20/167ADM 6/20
1776/02/29  Peter Robinson ADM 6/21/164ADM 6/21
1790/04/14  James Smith ADM 6/24/23ADM 6/24

Other Master Attendant locations

Ajaccio Dockyard, Antigua Dockyard, Chatham Dockyard, Deptford Dockyard, Gibraltar, Halifax, Halifax Dockyard, Harwich Dockyard, Jamaica Dockyard, Kinsale Dockyard, Lisbon, New York Dockyard, Port Mahon, Portsmouth Dockyard, Sheerness Dockyard, Woolwich Dockyard,