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date: 18 October 2019

Raper, Henrylocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Derek Howse


Raper, Henry (1799–1859), naval officer and writer on navigation, was the eldest son of Admiral Henry Raper (1767–1845) and his wife, formerly a Miss Craig. After attending Charterhouse School he entered the navy in November 1811 on board the Mars, his father's ship. He joined the ...

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