Thomas Bucknall


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Builder, Dockyard Staff 
First Known Service1.11.1728CSORN
Last Known Service9.10.1772CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.11.172822.4.1733Appointed Master Mastmaker at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/14/5ADM 6/14
23.4.173318.8.1742Appointed Master Caulker at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/14/142ADM 6/14
19.8.174227.5.1752Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/16/88ADM 6/16
27.5.17526.8.1755Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/18/35ADM 6/18
6.8.17555.5.1762Appointed Master Shipwright at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/18/186ADM 6/18
2.6.1757 Launched Pembroke (60) - 60 gun Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
27.10.1757 Launched Brilliant (36) - 36 gun Frigate at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
16.8.1758 Launched Adventure (32) - 32 gun Frigate at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
28.3.1759 Launched Hero (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
5.5.17629.10.1772Appointed Master Shipwright at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/19/406

Superannuated

BWAS-1714
19.10.1762 Launched Britannia (100) - 100 gun Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1793
3.3.1764 Launched Asia (64) - 64 gun Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
28.2.1767 Launched Warwick (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
23.12.1767 Launched Ajax (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
17.10.1769 Launched Worcester (64) - 64 gun Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
15.6.1771 Launched Falcon (14) - 14 gun Sloop at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
8.1772 Launched Medina (6) - 6 gun Yacht at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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