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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...

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...