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Nicholas Peter Knight

Nicholas Peter Knight, British boat builders, repairers and brokers company executive. Served with British armed forces, 1942-1947.; Member Nautical Institute, Institute Engineers, Paddle Steamer Preservation Society (vice president since 1970), Steam Boat Association (vice president since 1976) Conservative.; Member Church of England.

Background

  • Knight, Nicholas Peter was born on June 20, 1925 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England. Son of Sidney Arthur and Audrey Mary (Skipper) Knight.

  • Education

    • Certified 2d mate, Sir John Cass Nautical School, London, 1945. Trainee, manager Thomas Stearns Knight & Sons, Ltd., London, 1947-1956, managing director, since 1956. Managing director Machin Knight & Sons., Ltd., London, since 1958.

      Director Paddle Steam Navigation Company, London, Kingswear Castle Excursions Ltd., London.

    Religion

    Denomination: Church of England

    Membership

    Served with British armed forces, 1942-1947. Member Nautical Institute, Institute Engineers, Paddle Steamer Preservation Society (vice president since 1970), Steam Boat Association (vice president since 1976) Conservative. Member Church of England.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing; steam boating. Ship modeling; gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Mary Machin. Children– Matthew Donald Machin, Timothy Robert.
    • father: Sidney Arthur Knight
    • mother: Audrey Mary (Skipper) Knight
    • spouse: Patricia Mary Machin
    • children: Matthew Donald Machin Knight
    • Timothy Robert Knight
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    Born June 20, 1925
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