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The honour of being William Cresswell – Father of the Australian Navy

Vice Admiral Sir William Rooke Creswell ¬†was born on 20 July 1852 in Gibraltar. He was educated at Gibraltar and Eastman’s Royal Naval Academy, Southsea. He began his naval career at the age of 13 as a cadet on the … Continue reading

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