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Jones, James Felix (1813/14–1878), officer in the Indian navy and surveyor

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15049

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Jones, James Felix (1813/14–1878), officer in the Indian navy and surveyor, joined the Bombay marine on 14 June 1828 when he was fourteen years old. As midshipman and lieutenant of the East India Company's ship Palinurus, under Commander Robert Moresby, engaged in the survey of the northern part of the ...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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