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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Senhouse, Humphrey (1705–1770), landowner and port founder

Angus J. L. Winchester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 902 words.

Senhouse, Humphrey (1705–1770), landowner and port founder, was born on 2 July 1705 at Millom Castle, Cumberland, the fourth child of Humphrey Senhouse (d. 1738) and his wife, Eleanor,...

Fuller family (per. c. 1650–1803), gun-founders and landowners

J. S. Hodgkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1677 words.

Fuller family (per. c. 1650–1803), gun-founders and landowners, came to prominence with John [i] Fuller (1617–1679), the son of Samuel Fuller, of Waldron, Sussex, and his wife,...

Fuller, Rose (1708–1777), politician, gun-founder, and landowner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1 words.

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Smith, George Murray (1859–1919), businessman and landowner

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Business and Management; Agriculture and Farming. 487 words.

Smith, George Murray (1859–1919), businessman and landowner, was born on 4 February 1859 at 3 Finsbury Circus, London, the son of George Murray Smith (1824–1901), publisher and founder of...

Penn, Thomas (1702–1775), landowner

Charlotte Fell-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 633 words.

Penn, Thomas (1702–1775), landowner, was born at Kensington, London, on 8 March 1702, the second son of William Penn (1644–1718), founder of Pennsylvania, and his second wife, Hannah...