William Burley Grant
Life & Career
Grant was one of several heirs to a patent his father obtained for "Improvements in Ships' Cooking Apparatus".
Grant was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 27 December, 1852.
Grant was promoted to the rank of Commander on 20 August, 1861.
Grant was promoted to the rank of Captain on 15 April, 1867.
|Captain of H.M.S. Shannon
17 Jul, 1877 – 19 Jul, 1879
Charles G. F. Knowles
- English Patents of Inventions, Specifications: 1859
- The Navy List. (October, 1878). p. 240.