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Vancouver, George (1757–1798), naval officer and hydrographer

Andrew C. F. David

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195415599
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28062
Vancouver, George (1757–1798), naval officer and hydrographer

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Vancouver, George (1757–1798), naval officer and hydrographer, was born in Fincham Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, on 22 June 1757, the sixth and youngest child of John Jasper Vancouver (d. 1773), deputy collector of customs at King's Lynn, and his wife, Bridget Berners (1715–1768)...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; Oceanography and Hydrology

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