Austin Melvin Knight

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Admiral (retired) Austin Melvin Knight (16 December, 1854 – 26 February, 1927) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Knight was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 19 December, 1885.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander on 3 March, 1899.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Commander on 16 June, 1902.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1907.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on 29 January, 1911.

Knight was promoted to the rank of Vice Admiral on 22 May, 1917.

Knight was posthumously promoted to the rank of Admiral on the Retired List with an effective date of 26 February, 1927.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles G. Bowman
Captain of U.S.S. Castine
12 Nov, 1903 – 1904[1]
Succeeded by
Edward J. Dorn
Preceded by
James D. Adams
Captain of U.S.S. Washington
7 Oct, 1907[2] – 16 Dec, 1910[Inference]
Succeeded by
Richard M. Hughes
Preceded by
William B. Caperton
Commandant, Naval Station, Newport
16 Nov, 1913[3] – after 1 Jan, 1915[4]
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Willard H. Brownson
Commander-in-Chief, Asiatic Fleet
1917[5] – 1918[6]
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Register of Officers, 1908. p. 10.
  3. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 8.
  4. Register of Officers, 1915. p. 8.
  5. Wikipedia
  6. Wikipedia