Thomas Owen Knox R.N.
Thomas Owen Knox R.N.

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Thomas Owen Knox R.N.Explanation
Son of Lieutenant-Cplonel Thomas Knox (1765-1805)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
14 February 1803 Born (London)
19 September 1848 Married Louisa Isabella (1818-1892), daughter of Major-General Matthew Chitty Darby-Griffith
30 April 1851 Died (at Malta, in command of Firebrand)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
14 February 1816Entered Navy
24 April 1824Lieutenant
15 February 1836Commander
14 June 1842Captain
Date fromDate toService
24 April 18246 June 1824Lieutenant in Spartiate, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Eyre, South America
7 June 182425 September 1827Lieutenant in Eclair (1807, brig-sloop), commanded by Commander Thomas Bourchier, South America
7 July 18288 September 1828Lieutenant in Pyramus, commanded by Captain George Rose Sartorius, South America
9 September 182814 March 1831Lieutenant in Pallas, commanded by Captain Lord Adolphus Fitzclarence then Captain Manley Hall Dixon, particular service and West Indies
10 August 1831March 1835Lieutenant in Magicienne, commanded by Captain James Hanway Plumridge, East India station
29 March 183615 February 1840Commander (2ic) in Minden, commanded by Commander Alexander Renton Sharpe, Mediterranean
13 May 184013 August 1842Commander (2ic) in Rodney, commanded by Captain Robert Maunsell, Mediterranean
3 June 18465 October 1849Steam factory, Woolwich
6 October 184930 April 1851Captain in Firebrand, Mediterranean (until he died at Malta)

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