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Edward Hunt


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Builder, Administrator, Dockyard Staff 
First Known Service10.2.1757ADM 6/15
Father
Edward HuntBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1740
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WifeAnn (d.1804)PROB11
SonJoseph, M.P. (c.1762-1816)HPO
BrotherAnthonyPROB11
Last Known Service12.1786ADM 6/15
Date of Deathbef.31.1.1787ADM 6/15
Will Probated31.1.1787, PROB 11/1149/339

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.2.175714.5.1762Warranted Master Boat Builder at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/18/355ADM 6/18
14.5.176210.7.1765Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/19/410ADM 6/19
14.5.176210.7.1765Appointed Master Caulker at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/19/410ADM 6/19
10.7.17657.7.1767Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Woolwich Dockyard ADM 6/20/82ADM 6/20
7.7.17679.10.1772Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness Dockyard ADM 6/20/171BWAS-1714
1770 Launched
Sheerness Waterboat 1770-1802
British Other Lighter
, Lighter at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness
BWAS-1714
11.4.1770 Launched
Portland (50) 1770-1817
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Harwich - Essex
BWAS-1714
9.10.177211.4.1778Appointed Master Shipwright at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 6/20/460BWAS-1714
18.4.1775 Launched
Berwick (74) 1775-1795
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
BWAS-1793
25.10.1775 Launched
Sphinx (20) 1775-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
BWAS-1714
24.1.1776 Launched
Cygnet (14) 1776-1802
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
BWAS-1714
1777 Launched
Well Boat 1777-1830
British Other Lighter
, Lighter at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
 
1.1.1777 Launched
Swift (14) 1777-1778
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Sloop at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
BWAS-1714
3.9.1777 Launched
Lion (64) 1777-1837
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth
BWAS-1714
1778 Designed Active Class (1778) - 32 gun Frigate 
11.4.177812.1786Appointed Surveyor of the NavyBWAS-1714
1778/11/06 Designed Minerva Class (1778) - 38 gun Frigate 
1779 Designed Ganges Class (1779) - 74 gun Ship of the Line 
1779 Designed Perseverance Class (1779) - 36 gun Frigate 
2.1779 Designed
Active (32) 1780-1796
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
1780/02 Designed Grampus Class (1780) - 50 gun Ship 
1780/03/25 Designed Hermione Class (1780) - 32 gun Frigate 
1781 Designed Echo Class (1781) - 16 gun Sloop 
7.1781 Designed
Trusty (50) 1782-1815
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
1782 Designed Adventure Class (1782) - 44 gun Ship 
2.1782 Designed
Culloden (74) 1783-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
12.1782 Designed
Melampus (36) 1785-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Frigate
 
3.1783 Designed
Squirrel (24) 1785-1817
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Post Ship
 
24.1.1786 Designed
Caesar (80) 1793-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 
25.10.1799 Designed
Retaliation (32) 1799-1805
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1800 Renamed "Retribution"
, Frigate
 
10.1805 Designed
Queen Charlotte (100) 1810-1892
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Ship of the Line
 


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