People lost at sea

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 135. Chapters: Harold Holt, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Francis Davis Millet, Ettore Majorana, Joshua Slocum, Benjamin Guggenheim, George Tryon, Richard Halliburton, John Cabot, Donald Crowhurst, Amy Johnson, William McMaster Murdoch, John Jacob Astor IV, Charles Frohman, George Bass, Sir Robert Arbuthnot, 4th Baronet, Theodosia Burr Alston, Jim Gray, William Thomas Stead, Abu Bakr II, Jimmy Hampson, Jack Phillips, Edward John Smith, Charles White Whittlesey, Bill Tilman, Marquis Cooper, Benjamin Church, Archibald Butt, Elbert Hubbard, Thomas Andrews, Arthur Cravan, Howard Craufurd Elphinstone, Albert Londres, Bison Dele, Isidor Straus, Frederick Catherwood, David Wanklyn, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I, George Helm, Sidney Leslie Goodwin, George Dennick Wick, James Millner, Charles Melville Hays, Benjamin Hornigold, Ida Straus, George Wright, Bas Jan Ader, John Thayer, Arthur Piver, Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen, Paul Mooney, Allison family, Michael Rudolph, Jacques Futrelle, Andrew McAuley, Tom and Eileen Lonergan, Charles Klein, Henry Tingle Wilde, Wallace Hartley, Sonny Fai, George Dunton Widener, Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter, Benjamin Briggs, Francisco Hudson, Bernard O'Reilly, Walter Donald Douglas, James Paul Moody, Rufus Wheeler Peckham, Gerard Broadmead Roope, Corey Smith, Cecil Abercrombie, Eino Viljami Panula, Thomas Reynolds, Tyrone Power, John Dunn, John Eglit, Archibald Bisset Smith, Frederick Stark Pearson, Studholme Brownrigg, Sewell Moody, Hugh Lane, Thomas Byles, James Hamilton, Jr., John Stanwix, Oliver H. Prince, Thomas Lynch, Jr., Harry Elkins Widener, Michel Navratil, Herbert Cecil Pugh, John Young, Edith Corse Evans, George Hamilton-Gordon, 6th Earl of Aberdeen, Peter White, John Gaimes, Laurence Sydney Brodribb Irving, Guy D'Oyly-Hughes, Maurice of the Palatinate, Morgan Connor, Jean-François-Marie de Surville, Lothrop Withington, Éric Tabarly, Alice Moore Hubbard, Hans Horrevoets, Justus Miles Forman, Scott Smith, Jenkin Robert Oswald Thompson, William Denton Cox, William Palfrey, Richard Roberts, Gerry Roufs, J. H. Sullivan, John W. Wilcox, Jr.. Excerpt: Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon, KCB (4 January 1832 - 22 June 1893) was a British admiral who died when his flagship HMS Victoria collided with HMS Camperdown during manoeuvres off Tripoli, Lebanon. Tryon was born at Bulwick Park, Northamptonshire, England, the third son of Thomas Tryon and his wife Anne Trollope. He had three brothers: the eldest, Thomas, joined the 7th Royal Fusiliers, fought at Alma and Inkerman and served through the Indian Mutiny. The second, Henry, passed through Sandhurst before joining the Rifle Brigade, fighting at Alma, Inkerman and Balaclava before being killed in an attack on Russian positions in 1854. George was the third son: the fourth, Richard, also served in the Rifle Brigade. George attended a preparatory school and then Eton College before becoming a naval cadet in 1848, two years older than usual, aged sixteen. The choice of a naval career was made by George himself, rather than his family. Other students reported him to be a quick learner with a wide breadth of knowledge, whether because of his natural ability or his longer period of education before joining the Navy George was described as 'a tall lanky lad nearly six feet high, full of spirits and fond of a lark' Bulwick Park, Northamptonshire, Tryon family homeNaval training at this time too...

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Titel
People lost at sea
Untertitel
Harold Holt, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Francis Davis Millet, Ettore Majorana, Joshua Slocum, Benjamin Guggenheim, George Tryon, Richard Halliburton, John Cabot, Donald Crowhurst
Editor
EAN
9781155383705
ISBN
978-1-155-38370-5
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre
Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten
136
Gewicht
279g
Größe
H246mm x B189mm x T7mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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