Launcelot Charles Cox

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Lieutenant Launcelot Charles Cox, R.N. (6 April, 1871 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Cox's father was Major General Cox.

Cox was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1893.

Cox was appointed in command of H.M.S. Jackdaw on 30 June, 1898 and remained until December, 1898.

On 12 January, 1901, Cox asked to be allowed to resign due to poor health. On 9 February, he was informed he was to go do the hospital and informed that "he will not in any case be allowed to resign until his accounts are reported to be satisfactory." On 15 March 1901, Cox was informed that "as he has not complied with the order to attend for medical survey & as he has gone aboard without leave, directions have been given for his name to be remove from the List of Officers of the Royal Navy."

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Gerald Oliver
Captain of H.M.S. Mosquito
13 Mar, 1899[1] – 23 Aug, 1900
Succeeded by


  1. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 274.