Jacob Ackworth


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Designer, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
Date of Birthc.1668 - UnknownCSORN
First Known Service31.7.1690CSORN
FatherJohn Ackworth (1641-1690)E-WIKI
MotherSarah Boyce (1643-1717)WIKITREE
WifeElizabeth Slater (d.c.1709) - Married 4.6.1696, Chatham WIKITREE
WifeEsther Loton (1682-1752) - Married 7.2.1708/9WIKITREE
DaughterSarah (1699-?)WIKITREE
SonJacob (1700-1712)WIKITREE
DaughterAvice (1702-?)WIKITREE
DaughterElizabeth (1702-?)WIKITREE
SonRobert (c.1703-1704)WIKITREE
DaughterMary (1704)WIKITREE
SonWilliam (1711-?)WIKITREE
DaughterAvice [Wheate] (1712-1803)ref:676
Last Known Service1690CSORN
Date of Death3.1748/49 - UnknownCSORN
Cause of DeathUnknownCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
31.7.1690 Salamander (10), CarpenterADM/A
170521.2.1704/5Appointed Second Assistant Shipwright at Chatham Dockyard ADM 6/8/155ADM 6/8
22.2.1704/511.1705Appointed Master Shipwright at Harwich Dockyard ADM 6/8/155ADM 6/8
12.11.17051709Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1603
1706 Launched Goodwill , Lighter at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
18.2.1705/6 Launched Sorlings (42) , Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1603
10.4.1707 Launched Ludlow Castle (42) , Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1603
16.6.1709 Launched Adventure (42) , Frigate at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
23.8.17094.1715Appointed Master Shipwright at Woolwich DockyardBWAS-1603
18.10.1709 Launched Delight (14) , Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
12.12.1710 Launched Devonshire (80) , Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
19.4.1711 Launched Happy (6) , Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
19.4.1711 Launched Hazard (6) , Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
18.10.1711 Launched Ormonde (54) , Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
31.10.1711 Launched Hind (24) , Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
21.6.1712 Launched Greyhound (42) , Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
14.5.1713 Launched Royal Oak (70) , Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
6.4.17153.1748/49Appointed Surveyor of the NavyBWAS-1714
17.9.1715 Launched Cambridge (80) , Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
1740 Designed Drake Class - 8 gun Sloop 
1741 Designed 1741 Establishment 20-Gunner - 20 gun Ship 
1743 Designed Merlin Class - 10 gun Sloop 


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