Thomas Pollard


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Builder, Dockyard Staff 
First Known Service10.7.1765CSORN
Last Known Service1799CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.7.176515.2.1775Warranted Master Boat Builder at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/20/82ADM 6/20
15.2.177531.5.1776Appointed Master Caulker at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/21/73ADM 6/21
15.2.177531.5.1776Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/21/73ADM 6/21
31.5.17762.4.1778Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/21/192ADM 6/21
2.4.177829.4.1779Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/21/385ADM 6/21
29.4.177913.12.1782Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/21/547ADM 6/21
23.12.178230.11.1784Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1714
29.11.1784 Launched Mermaid (32) , Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
30.11.17843.4.1793Appointed Master Shipwright at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/23/254BWAS-1714
1.1785 Appointed master builder at PlymouthTIMES
23.7.1785 Launched Medusa (50) , Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
11.9.1786 Launched Royal Sovereign (100) , Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.12.1789 Launched Serpent (16) , Sloop at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1793 Launched Chatham (6) , Yacht at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham  
17.4.179317.6.1795Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham DockyardPMD
16.11.1793 Launched Caesar (80) , Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
28.6.1794 Launched Stag (32) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.7.1794 Launched Unicorn (32) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
17.6.17951799Appointed Master Shipwright at Deptford DockyardPMD
12.12.1795 Launched Maidstone (32) , Frigate at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
9.2.1796 Launched Shannon (32) , Frigate at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
29.11.1796 Launched Stork (16) , Sloop at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
17.1.1798 Launched Diomede (50) , Ship of the Line at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
23.4.1799 Launched Amethyst (36) , Frigate at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
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
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TIMESThe Times (Newspaper) Document
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book

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Posted by Rosemary Wilson on Wednesday 31st of January 2018 09:53

Thomas Pollard Apprenticed to John Rosewell Deptford 1747,
Served as Shipwright Sheerness1757-1771,Portsea 1771-6,Woolwich 1776-1779,Portsea1780-1782,Then as recorded above
Died at the dockyard Deptford Nov 1799

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