Sir John Henslow


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
Date of Birth9.10.1730E-WIKI
First Known Service24.12.1761E-WIKI
FatherJohn Henslow, master carpenter at WoolwichE-WIKI
Last Known Service11.1784E-WIKI
Date of Death22.9.1815E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.12.17613.1.1764Warranted Master Boat Builder at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/19/372ADM 6/19
3.1.17646.11.1764Appointed Purveyor at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/20/1ADM 6/20
6.11.17644.1.1765Appointed Master Caulker at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/20/57ADM 6/20
6.11.17644.1.1765Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/20/57ADM 6/20
4.1.17651.4.1767Appointed Master Caulker at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/20/65ADM 6/20
1.4.17674.3.1771Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/20/164ADM 6/20
4.3.177115.2.1775Appointed Assistant Surveyor ADM 6/20/354ADM 6/20
15.2.177511.1784Appointed Master Shipwright at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/21/72ADM 6/21
23.5.1777 Launched Vestal (20) , Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1778 Launched Plympton , Lighter at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth  
1779 Launched Plymouth , Lighter at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth  
4.9.1781 Launched Anson (64) , Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
12.17841806Appointed Surveyor of the NavyBWAS-1714
1788/03/20 Designed Hound Class - 16 gun Sloop 
1789 Designed Placentia Class - 0 gun Sloop 
1790/12/09 Designed Hawk Class - 16 gun Sloop 
1791/07 Designed Pallas Class - 32 gun Frigate 
1791/07/14 Designed Antelope Class - 50 gun Ship 
1791/07/14 Designed Diomede Class - 50 gun Ship of the Line 
1793 Designed Alcmene - Improved Pallas Class - 38 gun Frigate 
1793 Designed Cormorant Class - 16 gun Sloop 
1793 Designed Firm Class - 16 gun Floating Battery 
1793/03/02 Designed Artois Class - 38 gun Frigate 
20.3.1793 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE1
1793/06 Designed Pylades Class - 16 gun Sloop 
1794 Designed Leda Class - 38 gun Frigate 
1794 Designed Bittern Class - 18 gun Sloop 
1794/03 Designed Conquest Class - 12 gun Gun-brig 
1794/05/29 Designed Phoebe Class - 36 gun Frigate 
1795/02/04 Designed Maidstone Class - 32 gun Frigate 
1797 Designed Penelope Class - 36 gun Frigate 
1797/02 Designed Acute Class - 14 gun Gunboat 
1798 Designed Aigle Class - 36 gun Frigate 
1798/01/13 Designed Narcissus Class - 32 gun Frigate 
1800 Designed Express Class - 6 gun Schooner 
1800/01/31 Designed Fame Class - 74 gun Ship of the Line 
1801 Designed Bloodhound Class - 12 gun Gun-brig 
1804 Designed Convulsion Class - 4 gun Mortar Vessel 
17.11.1804 Launched Hibernia (110) , Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1805 Designed Cormorant Class - revived - 18 gun Sloop 
1805/01 Designed Fly Class - 16 gun Sloop 
1805/03/28 Designed Laurel Class - 22 gun Post Ship 
1806 Designed Cheerful Class - 12 gun Cutter 


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