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Fisher, William (1780–1852), naval officer

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9511

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Fisher, William (1780–1852), naval officer, second son of John Fisher of Yarmouth, Norfolk, was born on 18 November 1780, and entered the navy in August 1795. After serving in the North Sea, at the Cape of Good Hope, and in the Mediterranean, and as acting lieutenant of the ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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