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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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Barnes, Robert (1817–1907), obstetric physician

Ornella Moscucci.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics. 1044 words.

Barnes, Robert (1817–1907), obstetric physician, was born in Norwich on 4 September 1817, the second of the six children of Philip Barnes (1791–1874), an architect and one of the founders...

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Johnston, George (1814–1889), obstetrician

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics. 487 words.

Johnston, George (1814–1889), obstetrician, was born in Dublin on 12 August 1814. His father, Andrew Johnston, a brother of Francis Johnston (1760–1829), founder of the Royal Hibernian...

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