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Robert Shortis


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Builder, Dockyard Staff 
First Known Service1695CSORN
Last Known Service10.8.1699CSORN
Date of Death1705ref:628

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
169511.3.1694/95Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/3/40ADM 6/3
11.3.1694/9514.6.1695Appointed Master Shipwright at Harwich Dockyard ADM 6/3/40BWAS-1603
27.6.169510.8.1699Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/3/40BWAS-1603
7.6.1696 Launched
Rye (32) 1696-1727
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Sheerness - Kent
BWAS-1603
29.3.1697 Launched
Lizard (24) 1697-1714
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Sheerness - Kent
BWAS-1603
30.5.1698 Launched
Bridgewater (32) 1698-1738
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
BWAS-1603
11.8.1699 Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/3/40BWAS-1603
30.9.1699 Launched
Merlin (2) 1699-1712
British 2 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham
BWAS-1603
30.9.1699 Launched
Swallow (6) 1699-1703
British 6 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham
BWAS-1603
3.12.1701 Launched
Prince George (96) 1701-1723
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1714
1702 Launched
Northumberland (70) 1702-1703
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Bristol - England
BWAS-1603
1702 Launched
Falkland (50) 1702-1718
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Unknown
BWAS-1714
16.12.1702 Launched
Nightingale (24) 1702-1707
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham
BWAS-1603
1.1704 Launched
Albemarle (96) 1704-1722
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1709 Renamed "Union"
, Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham
BWAS-1714
12.5.1704 Launched
Mary (60) 1704-1737
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1728 Renamed "Princess Mary"
, Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham
 
10.3.1704/5 Launched
Fowey (32) 1705-1709
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham
BWAS-1603


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Posted by Stacey on Thursday 27th of May 2021 10:35

This is fascinating to read. Robert is my 9x Great grandfather.

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