Jacob Ackworth


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder, Dockyard Staff 
Place of BirthUnknown CSORN
First Known Service1705CSORN
Last Known Service3.1748/49CSORN
Date of Death3.1748/49 - Unknown CSORN
Cause of DeathUnknownCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
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 - Unknown gun Lighter at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
18.2.1705/6 Launched Sorlings (42) - 42 gun Ship at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1603
10.4.1707 Launched Ludlow Castle (42) - 42 gun Frigate at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1603
16.6.1709 Launched Adventure (42) - 42 gun Frigate at Sheerness BWAS-1603
23.8.17094.1715Appointed Master Shipwright at Woolwich DockyardBWAS-1603
18.10.1709 Launched Delight (14) - 14 gun Ship at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
12.12.1710 Launched Devonshire (80) - 80 gun Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
19.4.1711 Launched Happy (6) - 6 gun Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
19.4.1711 Launched Hazard (6) - 6 gun Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
18.10.1711 Launched Ormonde (54) - 54 gun Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
31.10.1711 Launched Hind (24) - 24 gun Ship at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
21.6.1712 Launched Greyhound (42) - 42 gun Ship at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
14.5.1713 Launched Royal Oak (70) - 70 gun Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
6.4.17153.1748/49Appointed Surveyor of the NavyBWAS-1714
17.9.1715 Launched Cambridge (80) - 80 gun Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard 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 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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