Sir John Henslow


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

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) - 20 gun Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1778 Launched Plympton - Unknown gun Lighter at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth  
1779 Launched Plymouth - Unknown gun Lighter at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth  
4.9.1781 Launched Anson (64) - 64 gun 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) - 110 gun 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 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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