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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
 Designed
William and Mary (8) 1807-1849
British 8 Gun
Unrated Yacht
, Yacht
 
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) 1777-1777
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth
BWAS-1714
10.1778 Launched
Plympton 1778-1833
British Other Lighter
, Lighter at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth
 
1779 Launched
Plymouth 1779-1798
British Other Lighter
, Lighter at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth
 
4.9.1781 Launched
Anson (64) 1781-1807
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth
BWAS-1714
12.17841806Appointed Surveyor of the NavyBWAS-1714
1788/03/20 Designed Hound Class (1788) - 16 gun Sloop 
1789 Designed Placentia Class (1789) - 0 gun Sloop 
5.1789 Designed
Foudroyant (80) 1798-1892
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1.7.1789 Designed
Ville de Paris (110) 1795-1845
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
11.1790 Designed
Centaur (74) 1797-1819
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1790/12/09 Designed Hawk Class (1790) - 16 gun Sloop 
1791/07 Designed Pallas Class (1791) - 32 gun Frigate 
1791/07/14 Designed Antelope Class (1791) - 50 gun Ship 
1791/07/14 Designed Diomede Class (1791) - 50 gun Ship of the Line 
3.1792 Designed
Stag (32) 1794-1800
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
5.1792 Designed
Pallas (32) 1793-1798
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
1793 Designed Alcmene - Improved Pallas Class (1793) - 38 gun Frigate 
1793 Designed Cormorant Class (1793) - 16 gun Sloop 
1793 Designed Firm Class (1793) - 16 gun Floating Battery 
1793/03/02 Designed Artois Class (1793) - 38 gun Frigate 
20.3.1793 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE1
4.1793 Designed
Galatea (32) 1794-1809
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
5.1793 Designed
Rattler (16) 1795-1815
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
1793/06 Designed Pylades Class (1793) - 16 gun Sloop 
1794 Designed Leda Class (1794) - 38 gun Frigate 
1794 Designed Bittern Class (1794) - 18 gun Sloop 
1794/03 Designed Conquest Class (1794) - 12 gun Gun-brig 
1794/05/29 Designed Phoebe Class (1794) - 36 gun Frigate 
1795/02/04 Designed Maidstone Class (1795) - 32 gun Frigate 
5.1795 Designed
Beaver (14) 1795-1808
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
9.1795 Designed
Cambrian (40) 1797-1828
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
10.1795 Designed
Conqueror (74) 1801-1822
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1797 Designed Penelope Class (1797) - 36 gun Frigate 
1797/02 Designed Acute Class (1797) - 14 gun Gunboat 
3.1797 Designed
Busy (16) 1797-1807
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
10.1797 Designed
Courageux (74) 1800-1832
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1.10.1797 Designed
Ocean (98) 1805-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1798 Designed Aigle Class (1798) - 36 gun Frigate 
1798/01/13 Designed Narcissus Class (1798) - 32 gun Frigate 
7.1798 Designed
Active (38) 1799-1860
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1833 Renamed "Argo"
, Frigate
 
1800 Designed Express Class (1800) - 6 gun Schooner 
1800/01/31 Designed Fame Class (1800) - 74 gun Ship of the Line 
8.1800 Designed
Revenge (74) 1805-1849
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
8.1800 Designed
Tartar (32) 1801-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
1801 Designed Bloodhound Class (1801) - 12 gun Gun-brig 
1804 Designed Convulsion Class (1804) - 4 gun Mortar Vessel 
17.11.1804 Launched
Hibernia (110) 1804-1902
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth
BWAS-1793
1805 Designed Cormorant Class - revived (1805) - 18 gun Sloop 
1805/01 Designed Fly Class (1805) - 16 gun Sloop 
1805/03/28 Designed Laurel Class (1805) - 22 gun Post Ship 
5.10.1805 Designed
Cyane (18) 1805-1809
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
3.12.1805 Designed
Warspite (74) 1807-1876
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1806 Designed Cheerful Class (1806) - 12 gun Cutter 
1.1806 Designed
Volage (22) 1807-1818
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Post Ship
 
2.1806 Designed
Hyperion (32) 1807-1833
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
8.1806 Designed
Ranger (18) 1807-1814
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
27.1.1807 Designed
Favourite (16) 1807-1817
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1807 Renamed "Goree"
, Sloop
 
12.4.1810 Designed
Laurestinus (22) 1810-1813
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Post Ship
 


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