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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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Barnett, Curtis (d. 1746), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 987 words.

Barnett, Curtis (d. 1746), naval officer, was reputedly the son of Benjamin Barnett, a first lieutenant in the Stirling Castle, who was drowned when that vessel foundered in the great storm...

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