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Symonds, Sir Williamlocked

  • Andrew Lambert


Symonds, Sir William (1782–1856), naval officer and naval architect, was born on 24 September 1782 at Bury St Edmunds, the second son of Captain Thomas Symonds RN (d. 1793) and his second wife. He went to sea in September 1794, aboard the ...

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