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Revision as of 14:47, 31 July 2012

Vice-Admiral Richard Duckworth-King, Royal Navy (16 July, 1840 – 4 January, 1900) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Duckworth-King was appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria on 13 August, 1889, vice St. John.[1] He was appointed Captain Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard on 1 August, 1890.[2]

Duckworth-King was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on 26 December, 1897, vice Jones.[3]

Footnotes

  1. London Gazette: no. 25966. p. 4525. 20 August, 1889.
  2. Clowes. VII. p. 7.
  3. London Gazette: no. 26924. p. 7854. 31 December, 1897.

Bibliography

  • "Obituary" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 8 January, 1900. Issue 36033, col G, pg. 4.

Service Records


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles G. Fane
Captain Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard
1890 – 1892
Succeeded by
Armand T. Powlett