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Hutchinson, Williamlocked

(1715–1801)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Hutchinson, William (1715–1801), mariner and writer on seamanship, presumed to be a native of Newcastle upon Tyne, was at a very early age employed on colliers, as cook, cabin-boy, and beer-drawer for the men. He gradually worked his way through all the most active employments as a seaman....

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