Author Results for N. MacLeod

The Shipwright Officers of the Royal Dockyards

By N. MacLeod

Master Shipwrights were first appointed in the 16th century responsible for management as well as design and construction of ships. Initially part time they became fulltime employees in the mid 17th century. Assistants were appointed from the early 17th century followed by further lower grades. Officers then comprised Quarterman, Foreman, Assistant Master Shipwright and Master […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Shipbuilding & Design