Benjamin James Blower

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Lieutenant Benjamin James Blower (7 February, 1850 – 9 March, 1924) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Promoted to Chief Gunner on 1 December, 1897.

Blower was appointed to Sharpshooter as Chief Gunner in command on 29 November, 1900. Reappointed upon his promotion to Lieutenant on 1 April, 1903, he remained in her as Lieutenant & Commander or went to Skipjack — his record is not very clear on the point.

Blower retired on account of age on 7 February, 1905. He died in 1924 of chronic gout and bronchitis.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Frederick W. Loane
Captain of H.M.S. Sharpshooter
29 Nov, 1900[1] – 31 Mar, 1903
Succeeded by
Edgar R. Morant


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 303.