Falmouth Packet Archives 1688-1850
Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)
TREASURY LETTER BOOKS (1686-1695)
60: Protection of Packquett (sic) Boats
JAMES R. II
You are not to impress into our service any of the six persons hereunder belonging to the JANE of Dover whereof Richard Moore is Master [of] the said vessel being employed in our Service as a Packuett (sic) Boat at Dover.
Given under our Court at Whitehall the 6th of October 1688, By His Majesty's Comand (sic) S.Pepys
To all Commanding Officers of our Shipps (sic) Pressmasters and others whom it may concerne,
1. Anthony Deleau. 2. Jasper Moone. 3. Dadid Williams. 4. Peter Foster. 5. Dennis Matthew. 6. William Ambrose.
MARINER'S MIRROR, VOL.18 (1932). "Carpenter" Master Shipwrights
said of "Carpenter" Master Shipwright Edmund Dummer;
an "ingenious young man but said rarely to have handled a tool
Dummer was appointed Assistant Surveyor of the Navy in 1689, and in 1692, on the death of his old master, Sir John Tippetts, he was promoted to Surveyor of the Navy.