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Frederick Monkhouse Jones

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Frederick Monkhouse Jones (c1868-1930)

1930 Obituary [1]

Eng. Lt.-Commr. FREDERICK MONKHOUSE JONES, R.D., R.N.R. (ret.), was marine engineering superintendent for the firm of Messrs. Cosens and Company, pleasure steamer proprietors, of Weymouth.

He served as a pupil in the Highbridge locomotive works of the Somerset and Dorset Railway, and afterwards, in 1888, joined the British India Steam Navigation Company. During his fifteen years service with the firm he gained a 1st class Board of Trade Certificate, and he also held an engineer's commission in the Royal Naval Reserve.

In 1903 he joined Messrs. Cosens, in whose service he remained until his death on 17th May 1930, at the age of 62.

Eng. Lt.-Commr. Jones became a Member of the Institution in 1912

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