There were four principal officer positions in the Navy Board when it began in 1660:
Treasurer — Sir George Carteret.
Comptroller — Sir Robert Slingsby (followed by Sir John Mennes when Slingsby died within a year).
Surveyor — Sir William Batten.
Clerk of the Acts — Pepys.
As well as the Officers, the Navy Board consisted of the Commissioners.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.