Charles George Frederick Knowles R.N.
Charles George Frederick Knowles R.N.

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Charles George Frederick Knowles R.N.Explanation
Only son of Sir Francis Charles Knowles, F.R.S.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
14 March 1832 Born
19 March 1832 Succeeded as 4th Bart Knowles, of Lovell Hill, Berks
11 June 1882 Married Mary Ellen, daughter of Cathcart Thompson, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
3 March 1918 Died (Oxford)
21 May 1845Entered Navy
7 February 1853Lieutenant
1 March 1865Commander
29 November 1872Captain
14 March 1887Retired Captain
1 January 1889Retired Rear-Admiral
18 January 1894Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
20 March 18562 July 1856Lieutenant and commander in Raven
30 March 1860 Lieutenant in Royal Adelaide, commanded by Woodford John Williams, guard ship of Ordinary, Plymouth
18 January 186425 February 1865Lieutenant and commander in Investigator, west coast of Africa (until Knowles invalided)
4 September 187726 November 1881Captain in Blanche (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), West Indies
4 August 1885 Captain in Shannon, Ship of First Reserve, Coastguard, Greenock

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