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date: 08 March 2021

Dixon, Georgelocked

(1748?–1795)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Barry M. Gough

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Dixon, George (1748?–1795), naval officer and fur trader, was born in Kirkoswald, Cumberland; further details of his upbringing are unknown, though he did practise as a jeweller before going to sea. He served as a petty officer and armourer in the Discovery...

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