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a-hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The condition of a sailing vessel which is obliged, because of heavy weather, to heave to under bare poles with its helm a-lee in order to ride out the storm.

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White, (Vincent) Gordon Lindsay [Gordy], Baron White of Hull (1923–1995), industrialist and financier

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2132 words.

White, (Vincent) Gordon Lindsay [Gordy], Baron White of Hull (1923–1995), industrialist and financier, was born on 11 May 1923 at 124 College Grove, Drypool, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire,...

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Ellerman, Sir John Reeves, first baronet (1862–1933), shipowner and financier

W. D. Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 3003 words.

Ellerman, Sir John Reeves, first baronet (1862–1933), shipowner and financier, was born at 100 Anlaby Road, Kingston upon Hull, on 15 May 1862, the only son (there were also two daughters)...

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Thornton, Samuel (1754–1838), merchant and bank governor

Michael Reed.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 975 words.

Thornton, Samuel (1754–1838), merchant and bank governor, was born on 6 November 1754, the eldest son in the family of three sons and one daughter of John Thornton (1720–1790), a merchant,...

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