Charles Knowles died on 9 Dec 1777. He served in the Royal Navy and Imperial Russian Navy.
He married Mary Alleyne and Maria Magdalena Theresa Bouquet.
Sons who served as naval officers: Charles Henry Knowles
Baronet on 19 Oct 1765
RAdm W (1747)
RAdm R (1748)
VAdm B (1755)
VAdm R (1757)
Adm B (1758)
C-in-C Jamaica (1747 )
Governor of Jamaica (17521756)
Rear-Admiral of England (5 Nov 1765Oct 1770)
1799. Biographical Memoir of Admiral Sir Charles Knowles, Bart. Naval Chronicle. 1:89123