John Williams


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

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
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 
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 
1778/11/06 Designed Flora Class - 36 gun Frigate 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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