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date: 21 October 2019

Simpson, Cortlandt James Woore [Jim]locked

  • Angus Erskine


Simpson, Cortlandt James Woore [Jim] (1911–2002), naval officer and Arctic explorer, was born on 2 September 1911 at Westbourne, Emsworth, Sussex, the only son (there were three daughters) of Cortlandt Herbert Simpson (1856–1943), a captain, and later rear-admiral, in the Royal Navy, and his wife, ...

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