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Davis, John King (1884 - 1967)

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Antarctic explorer and Navigator
Born: 19 February 1884  Kew, Surrey, England.  Died: 8 May 1967  Toorak, Victoria, Australia.
John King Davis was Chief Officer on the "Nimrod" during Shackleton's Antarctic expedition in 1909 and Master on the "Aurora" and second in command of the Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14. He later became Commonwealth Director of Navigation 1920-49. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1945-46.
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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 26 July 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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