Michael King

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Lieutenant-Commander (retired) Michael King (20 July, 1851 – 14 May, 1935) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

King was a seaman and petty officer first class before becoming a Gunner.

King was promoted to the rank of Gunner on 11 January, 1879.[1]

King was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 10 February, 1899.[2]

King was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1903.[3]

King was obliged to retired due to age upon turning fifty-five years old on 20 July, 1906.[4]

Great War

King was called back and appointed to join "Captain Fraser's mining party" out of H.M.S. Vernon on 20 September, 1915, being accorded the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired). He worked there until being returned to the Retired List in April, 1919.[5]

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Bloodhound
23 Feb, 1903[6] – 31 Mar, 1904[7]
Succeeded by
George Wright

Footnotes

  1. King Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/31/431. ff. 439, 441.
  2. King Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/31/431. ff. 439, 441.
  3. King Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/31/431. ff. 439, 441.
  4. King Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/31/431. ff. 439, 441.
  5. King Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/31/431. ff. 439, 441.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1904). p. 286.
  7. King Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/31/431. ff. 439, 441.

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