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Nicholas Peter Knight

company executive

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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