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Royal Naval Biography/Knight, Christopher


Passed his examination in Feb. 1813; obtained a commission on the 14th Dec. 1814; served as lieutenant of the Impregnable 104, bearing the flag of Rear-Admiral (now Sir David) Milne, at the battle of Algiers; and subsequently in the Tartar frigate. Commodore Sir George Collier, on the African station, where he was employed in command of the Snapper gun-brig, when advanced to his present rank by the Admiralty, June 6th, 1822. He returned home passenger on board the Morgiana sloop, Nov. 6th following; and is now an inspecting commander in the coast guard service.