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John Williams


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth1700CSORN
First Known Service16.5.1762CSORN
Last Known Service21.1.1778CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1642 Designed
Crescent (14) 1642-1649
British 14 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship
 
16.5.176210.7.1765Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1714
31.5.1764 Launched
Winchelsea (32) 1764-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
BWAS-1714
6.176512.1784Appointed Surveyor of the Navy at Deptford DockyardBWAS-1714
1766/04/02 Designed Portland Class (1766) - 50 gun Ship 
1766/05/08 Designed Swan Class (1766) - 14 gun Sloop 
1770 Designed Amazon Class (1770) - 32 gun Frigate 
1771/01/03 Designed Enterprise Class (1771) - 28 gun Frigate 
4.1771 Designed
Vengeance (74) 1774-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1772/11/09 Designed Experiment Class (1772) - 50 gun Ship 
1773 Designed Sphinx Class (1773) - 20 gun Ship 
7.1.1774 Designed
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, Ship of the Line
 
30.1.1775 Designed
Montagu (74) 1779-1818
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1776 Designed Porcupine Class (1776) - 24 gun Ship 
7.1776 Designed
Jupiter (50) 1778-1808
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1776/12/14 Designed Alert Class (1776) - 14 gun Cutter 
1776/12/14 Designed Sprightly Class (1776) - 10 gun Cutter 
3.4.1778 Designed
Childers (10) 1778-1811
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
1778/11/06 Designed Flora Class (1778) - 36 gun Frigate 
24.9.1779 Designed
L'Experiment (50) 1779-1800
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
10.1779 Designed
Latona (38) 1781-1816
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
20.4.1781 Designed
Unicorn (20) 1781-1787
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship
 
19.4.1782 Designed
Raven (18) 1782-1783
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
22.7.1782 Designed
Pigmy (14) 1782-1793
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
1783 Renamed "Lurcher"
1783 Renamed "Pigmy"
, Cutter
 
9.1783 Designed
Blonde (32) 1787-1805
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
9.3.1796 Designed
Nemesis (28) 1796-1814
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
3.1799 Designed
Leander (52) 1799-1817
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1813 Renamed "Hygeia"
, Ship of the Line
 


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