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John Knight
(d 1831)

John Knight died in Woodend, Hampshire on 16 Jun 1831 after a short illness. He served in the Royal Navy.

Honors:

Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 2 Jan 1815

Ranks:

Capt (1781)
RAdm B (1801)
VAdm B (1805)
VAdm W (1808)
VAdm R (1810)
Adm B (1813)
Adm R (1830)

He appears as a character in the book "1805" (Richard Woodman).

Notes:

Father-in-Law of Alexander Shippard

As Captain of Shrewsbury, 74, he took part in the Battle of Frigate Bay (2526 Jan 1782).
As Captain of Montagu, 74, he took part in the Battle of Camperdown (11 Oct 1797).

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