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White, Sir William Henry

Philip Watts

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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White, Sir William Henry (1845–1913), naval architect, born at Devonport on 2 February 1845, was the youngest child of Richard White, a currier, of Devonport, and his wife, Jane, daughter of W. Matthews, of Lostwithiel, Cornwall. He was educated at a private school at ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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