in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1593 words.
Waghorn, Thomas (1800–1850), naval officer and self-publicist, one of ten children of Thomas Waghorn, a butcher, and his wife, Ann Goodhugh, was born in Chatham, Kent, on 20 June 1800. He...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1164 words.
De Long, George Washington (22 August 1844–30 October 1881), naval officer and explorer, was born in New York City, the son of Levi De Long and Catherine Greames (occupations unknown). He...