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Jacob Ackworth


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Designer, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
Date of Birthc.1668 - UnknownCSORN
First Known Service31.7.1690CSORN
A.K.A.AcworthADM/A
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 Service30.3.1696CSORN
Date of Death3.1748/49 - UnknownCSORN
Cause of DeathUnknownCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
31.7.169014.1.1690/91
Salamander (10) 1687-1703
British 10 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Carpenter ADM 6/4/54
ADM/A
15.1.1690/9112.7.1693
Play Prize (30) 1689-1697
British 30 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Carpenter
ADM/A
13.7.169330.3.1696
Bonaventure (52) 1683-1699
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Carpenter ADM 6/3/142
ADM/A
31.3.1696 
Swiftsure (66) 1673-1696
British 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Carpenter ADM 6/3/142
ADM 6/3
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 1706-1791
British Other Lighter
, Lighter at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
BWAS-1714
18.2.1705/6 Launched
Sorlings (42) 1706-1717
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
BWAS-1603
10.4.1707 Launched
Ludlow Castle (42) 1707-1721
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
BWAS-1603
16.6.1709 Launched
Adventure (42) 1709-1724
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate at Sheerness - Kent
BWAS-1603
23.8.17094.1715Appointed Master Shipwright at Woolwich DockyardBWAS-1603
18.10.1709 Launched
Delight (14) 1709-1713
British 14 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1603
12.12.1710 Launched
Devonshire (80) 1710-1760
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1740 Renamed "Devonshire Hulk"
, Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1603
19.4.1711 Designed
Happy (6) 1711-1724
British 6 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
19.4.1711 Designed
Hazard (6) 1711-1714
British 6 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
19.4.1711 Launched
Happy (6) 1711-1724
British 6 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1603
19.4.1711 Launched
Hazard (6) 1711-1714
British 6 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1603
18.10.1711 Launched
Ormonde (54) 1711-1733
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1715 Renamed "Dragon"
, Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1603
31.10.1711 Launched
Hind (24) 1711-1721
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1714
21.6.1712 Launched
Greyhound (42) 1712-1718
British 42 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1714
14.5.1713 Launched
Royal Oak (70) 1713-1737
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, 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) 1715-1750
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich
BWAS-1603
1740 Designed Drake Class (1740) - 8 gun Sloop 
1741 Designed 1741 Establishment 20-Gunner (1741) - 20 gun Ship 
3.1740/41 Designed
Portsmouth (24) 1742-1747
British 24 Gun
Unrated Storeship
, Storeship
 
1743 Designed Merlin Class (1743) - 10 gun Sloop 
5.1745 Designed
Kingfisher (10) 1745-1763
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop
 
23.2.1747/48 Designed
Seahorse (24) 1748-1784
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 


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