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A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Hockin, Charles Luxmore

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HOCKIN. (Commander, 1846.)

Charles Luxmore Hockin passed his examination in 1831; attained the rank of Lieutenant 2 March, 1838; was employed in the Mediterranean, from 8 of the following May until paid off in the summer of 1841, on board the Dido 18, Capt. Lewis Davies; and on 18 Oct. 1842 was appointed Senior of the Wasp 16, Capts. Andrew Drew, Henry Bagot, and Sidney Henry Ussher. After serving for nearly four years in the latter vessel on the North American, West India, and African stations, he was advanced to the rank he now holds 5 Aug. 1846. He has since been on half-pay.