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Master Attendant, Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich - 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
1703/01/20 
David GreenhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1706
ADM 6/7
1718/11/111720/02/16
Walter LunnBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1739
ADM 6/12/143
ADM 6/12
1720/02/20 
Ambrose WarehamBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1720
ADM 6/12/196
ADM 6/12
1722/04/041722/06/18
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
ADM 6/13/33
ADM 6/13
1722/06/191727/08/24
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
ADM 6/13/40
ADM 6/13
1727/08/251734/10/01
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
ADM 6/13/157

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
1734/10/011744/04/25
Thomas TeddimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
ADM 6/14/195

 

 

ADM 6/14
1744/04/261745/04/05
Curtis KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/16/301
ADM 6/16
1745/04/151747/08/05
John GoodwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1736-1747
ADM 6/16/464
ref:567
1747/08/06 
Richard JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/17/255
ADM 6/17
1747/08/11 
John TowersBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1776
ADM 6/17/257
ADM 6/17
1749/07/131755/04/19
Roger GastrillBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1749-1776
ADM 6/17/475
ADM 6/17
1755/04/191760/08/11
Walter TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1755-1760
ADM 6/18/157
ADM 6/18
1760/08/11 
Charles BowesBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1756-1766
ADM 6/19/188
ADM 6/19
1766/10/211768/05/26
Philip PoulglassBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1766
ADM 6/20/140
ADM 6/20
1768/06/011769/12/20
William HammondBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1767-1770
ADM 6/20/205
ADM 6/20
1769/12/201772/11/10
John DelamottBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1768-1772
ADM 6/20/265

Superannuated

ADM 6/20
1772/11/101776/02/29
Peter RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1772-1776
ADM 6/20/464
ADM 6/20
1776/02/291776/10/09
Joseph GilbertBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1775-1776
ADM 6/21/165
ADM 6/21
1776/10/09 
Benjamin HunterBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1776
ADM 6/21/218
ADM 6/21
17791783
Benjamin HunterBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1776
ref:567
1785/09/211810/12/31
Richard ProwseBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1758-1810
ADM 6/23/299
ADM 6/23

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