John Ward


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
First Known Service1711CSORN
Last Known Service12.6.1752CSORN
Date of Death12.6.1752ADM 106

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
171125.4.1711Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Chatham DockyardADM 6/11
26.4.171124.10.1717Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Deptford DockyardADM 6/11
1716 Launched Deptford (2) , Lighter at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
25.10.171724.8.1727Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardADM 6/12
1718 Launched Queenborough (6) , Yacht at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
13.11.1722 Launched Tiger (50) , Ship of the Line at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1724 Launched No. 1 Longboat , Longboat at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1724 Launched No. 2 Longboat , Longboat at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1.5.1724 Launched Garland (20) , Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
6.4.1727 Launched Deal Castle (20) , Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
25.8.172722.11.1732Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/13/158

Renewed warrant

ADM 6/13
15.9.1732 Launched Fly (8) , Sloop at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
23.11.173212.6.1752Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/14/128BWAS-1714
2.6.1733 Launched Tilbury (60) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
24.7.1735 Launched Strafford (60) , Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
29.11.1737 Launched Elizabeth (70) , Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1739 Launched Chatham Longboat , Longboat at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
11.8.1740 Launched Guernsey (50) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.9.1740 Launched Nassau (70) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1.10.1741 Launched Chatham (6) , Yacht at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
24.4.1742 Launched Stirling Castle (70) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
31.5.1744 Launched Edinburgh (64) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
18.7.1748 Launched Somerset (68) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive

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