John Williams


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth1700CSORN
First Known Service16.5.1762CSORN
Last Known Service10.7.1765CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1642 Designed Crescent (14) , Ship  
16.5.176210.7.1765Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1714
31.5.1764 Launched Winchelsea (32) , Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
6.176512.1784Appointed Surveyor of the Navy at Deptford DockyardBWAS-1714
1766/04/02 Designed Portland Class - 50 gun Ship 
1766/05/08 Designed Swan Class - 14 gun Sloop 
1770 Designed Amazon Class - 32 gun Frigate 
1771/01/03 Designed Enterprise Class - 28 gun Frigate 
1772/11/09 Designed Experiment Class - 50 gun Ship 
1773 Designed Sphinx Class - 20 gun Ship 
25.6.1774 Designed Vengeance (74) , Ship of the Line  
1776 Designed Porcupine Class - 24 gun Ship 
1776/12/14 Designed Alert Class - 14 gun Cutter 
1776/12/14 Designed Sprightly Class - 10 gun Cutter 
13.5.1778 Designed Jupiter (50) , Ship of the Line  
7.9.1778 Designed Childers (10) , Sloop  
1778/11/06 Designed Flora Class - 36 gun Frigate 
28.8.1779 Designed Montagu (74) , Ship of the Line  
24.9.1779 Designed L'Experiment (50) , Ship of the Line  
13.3.1781 Designed Latona (38) , Frigate  
20.4.1781 Designed Unicorn (20) , Ship  
19.4.1782 Designed Raven (18) , Sloop  
22.7.1782 Designed Pigmy (14) , Cutter  
11.9.1786 Designed Royal Sovereign (100) , Ship of the Line  
22.1.1787 Designed Blonde (32) , Frigate  
9.3.1796 Designed Nemesis (28) , Frigate  
3.1799 Designed Leander (52) , Ship of the Line  


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