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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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Dawson, William Harbutt (1860–1948), journalist and civil servant

Jörg Filthaut.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1363 words.

Dawson, William Harbutt (1860–1948), journalist and civil servant, was born on 27 July 1860 at South Field Terrace, Skipton in Craven, Yorkshire, the third of the eight children of John...