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Spratt, Thomas Abel Brimage (1811–1888), naval officer and hydrographer

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/26175

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Spratt, Thomas Abel Brimage (1811–1888), naval officer and hydrographer, eldest son of Commander James Spratt (1771–1853) and his wife, Jane, daughter of Thomas Brimage, was born at East Teignmouth in Devon on 11 May 1811. He entered the navy in June 1827, and from 1832 served in surveying vessels in the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; Oceanography and Hydrology

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