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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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Pilkington, Margaret (1891–1974), wood-engraver and philanthropist

Sarah Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Prints and Printmaking. 1041 words.

Pilkington, Margaret (1891–1974), wood-engraver and philanthropist, was born on 25 November 1891 in Clifton, near Manchester, the elder of the two daughters of Lawrence Pilkington...