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Towry, George Henry (1767-1809), naval officer

John Knox Laughton and Andrew D. Lambert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27641
Towry, George Henry (1767-1809), naval officer


Towry, George Henry (1767-1809), naval officer, born on 4 March 1767, one of a family which for several generations had served in or been connected with the navy, was the son of George Philipps Towry, for many years a commissioner of victualling. His grandfather Henry John Philipps Towry (d. 1762), ...

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