Murray Thomas Parks

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Captain (retired) Murray Thomas Parks, (11 August, 1862 – 23 November, 1932) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Liverpool.

Parks was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 30 September, 1885.

Parks was promoted to the rank of Commander on 30 June, 1896.

Parks was placed on the Retired List at his own request with rank of Captain on 15 August, 1908. He served during the war, briefly managing a radio station before being appointed censorship officer at Land's End from March to 15 November 1915, at which time he reverted to the Retired List.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Alexander E. Stewart
Captain of H.M.S. Alarm
8 Jul, 1896 – 30 Sep, 1896
Succeeded by
Richard H. Story
Preceded by
Charles P. Beaty-Pownall
Captain of H.M.S. Coquette
19 Apr, 1900 – 10 Oct, 1900
Succeeded by
Michael Culme-Seymour
Preceded by
John L. Marx
Captain of H.M.S. Blanche
20 Nov, 1900[1] – 17 Apr, 1902
Succeeded by
Cunningham R. de C. Foot


  1. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 231.