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Master Attendant, Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth - 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
1716/08/03 
David BartlettBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716
ADM 6/12
1722/11/031727/05/24
Caleb WadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704-1715
ADM 6/13/45
ADM 6/13
1727/08/251732
Caleb WadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704-1715
ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1727/08/251744/11/30
Richard DennisBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1727-1747
ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1735/07/08 
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1719-1735
ADM 6/14/215
ADM 6/14
1736/10/051739/01/05
John GoodwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1736-1747
ADM 6/15/37
ADM 6/15
1739/01/061747/08/06
Richard JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/15/157
ADM 6/15
1744/11/241747/01/01
John CockBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1747
ADM 6/16/392

Superannuated bef. 1.1.1747

ADM 6/16
1747/01/011748/10/18
Edward CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1770
ADM 6/17/185
ADM 6/17
1748/10/251756/05/19
Thomas MartinBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1756
ADM 6/17/393

Superannuated bef.19.5.1756

ADM 6/17
1755/04/191776/10/09
Roger GastrillBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1749-1776
ADM 6/18/157
ADM 6/18
1756/05/19 
Mathew MoriartyBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1746-1756
ADM 6/18/268
ADM 6/18
1761/05/281769/12/20
Thomas CoswayBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1760-1776
ADM 6/19/320
ADM 6/19
1769/12/201770/11/16
William HammondBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1767-1770
ADM 6/20/265
ADM 6/20
1770/11/16 
William NichelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1769-1770
ADM 6/20/316
ADM 6/20
1770/11/16 
John CoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1770
ADM 6/20/316
ADM 6/20
1776/10/09 
Joseph GilbertBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1775-1776
ADM 6/21/218
ADM 6/21

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