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Knowlton, John Grant

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Title Rear-Admiral (E) (RCN)
Official Number O-39570
 
Birth 00/00/1903 Death (nk)
Place Saint John Place (nk)
Area NB Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CBE.
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Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN 1918. He served in the Royal Naval College of Canada (Chief Cadet Captain) (Ninth term) 1918. He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1921). He served with the RN for Training 1921. He was appointed as a A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1924). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1924). He was appointed as a Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1926). He served in NSHQ 1928. He served in HMCS Champlain as Engineer Officer 1931. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1934). He served in HMCS Stadacona for HMC Dockyard 1934. He served in HMCS Skeena as Engineer Officer and Engineer Officer "D" Western Sub-Division 1935. He served in HMCS Fraser as Engineer Officer 1937. He was appointed as a Commander (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1938). He served in HMCS Ottawa as Commander (E) and for flotilla duties 01/1939. He served in HMCS Sambro as Flotilla Engineering Officer 1941. He was appointed as an A/Captain (E) RCN 1941. He served in HMCS Stadacona for HMC Dockyard as Engineer Superintendent 1941. He was appointed as a Captain (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1944). He served in HMCS Scotian as Deputy Superintendent East Coast and Engineer Superintendent HMC Dockyard Halifax 1944. He served in NSHQ as Deputy Chief of Naval Engineering and Construction 1945. He was appointed as an A/Commodore (E) RCN 1946. He served in NSHQ as Assistant Chief of Naval Administration and Supply (Ships and Dockyards) 1946. He was appointed as a Commodore (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1948). He served in NHQ as Chief of Naval Technical Services and Engineer-in-Chief 1947. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1949). He served in NHQ as Chief of Naval Technical Services 1947. (He was retired 27/09/1956.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Blatherwick, John (1992);
Last update
2017-02-02

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