Herbert Price Knevitt R.N.
Herbert Price Knevitt R.N.


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Herbert Price Knevitt R.N.Explanation
Son of Thomas Lepard Knevitt (1790-1848)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
6 June 1833 Born (London)
23 October 1866 Married Isabella Ellen (1845-1922), daughter of John Thomas Hardman
11 December 1896 Died (Ealing, Middlesex)
 
DateRank
31 October 1855Lieutenant
11 April 1866Commander
1 October 1873Retired Captain
 
Date fromDate toService
13 February 18563 June 1858Lieutenant in Esk, commanded by Captain Robert John le Mesurier McClure, East Indies and China
4 June 185829 November 1859Lieutenant and commander in Janus, East Indies and China (including unsuccessful attack on the Peiho forts during the 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
30 November 185921 July 1860Lieutenant and commander in Banterer, East Indies and China
22 July 18602 December 1860Lieutenant and commander in Leven, East Indies and China
3 December 186012 October 1861Lieutenant and commander in Slaney, East Indies and China
13 October 186118 October 1861Lieutenant in Impérieuse, commanded by Captain George Ommaney Willes, East Indies and China
19 October 18611 April 1862Acting commander in Snake, East Indies and China
2 April 186217 November 1862Lieutenant and commander in Starling, East Indies and China, tender to Pearl, then Sphinx, then Pearl again
18 November 186222 January 1866Lieutenant and commander in Leven, East Indies and China
23 January 18664 May 1866Lieutenant in Orontes, commanded by Captain Henry William Hire, particular service
19 March 186721 February 1870Coast Guard, Berwick on Tweed then Swanage
22 February 187018 April 1874Commander in Fawn (from commissioning at Sheerness), Pacific
(1881) Superintendent of "Mount Edgcombe" industrial training vessel, Saltash, Cornwall


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