John Neil Kelly Knight

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Lieutenant-Commander John Neil Kelly Knight, (2 December, 1899 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

As with many men born c. 1899 or later, his Service Records at The National Archives do not reflect activity between 1931 and 1939 or so.

Life & Career

Knight was a special entry to the Royal Navy.

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Norman B. Weir
Captain of H.M.S. Moth
May, 1930[1]
Succeeded by
John M. Rodgers
Preceded by
Mark T. Collier
Captain of H.M.S. Bradford
10 Jun, 1941[2] – early 1943[3]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Richard B. Stannard
Captain of H.M.S. Vimy
28 Mar, 1943[4] – 24 Jun, 1944[5]
Succeeded by
Karl H. J. L. Phibbs
Preceded by
Karl H. J. L. Phibbs
Captain of H.M.S. Douglas
15 Jul, 1944[6] – late 1944[7]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
David Williams
Captain of H.M.S. Scarborough
28 Oct, 1944[8] – early 1946[9]
Succeeded by


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