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Barton, Andrew (c. 1470–1511), seaman and shipowner, was one of three brothers, Robert Barton, John, and Andrew, sons of the seafaring merchant John Barton (d. in or before 1494). Like his brothers, Andrew was frequently employed as a naval commander by James IV...

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Magennis [formerly McGinnes], James Joseph (1919–1986), submariner, was born on 27 October 1919 at 4 Majorca Street, west Belfast, the second son and third of the five children of William McGinnes and his wife, Mary Jane Murphy. His father was a Scottish-born itinerant musician who soon abandoned his wife and children, leaving ...

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Miers, Sir Anthony Cecil Capel (1906–1985), naval officer and submariner, was born on 11 November 1906 at Birchwood, Inverness, the younger son and second of three children of Captain Douglas Nathaniel Carleton Capel Miers, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, who was killed in France...