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John Moresby

Rear Admiral John Moresby (15 March 1830 – 12 July 1922) was a British Naval Officer who explored the coast of New Guinea and discovered the site of Port Moresby. [1]

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Allerford

Allerford is a village in the county of Somerset, England, located within Exmoor National Park, and is part of the parish of Selworthy in the district of West Somerset.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Cobh

Cobh, known from 1850 until the late 1920s as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Elizabeth Louisa Moresby

Elizabeth Louisa "Lily" Moresby (1862 – 3 January 1931) was a British-born novelist who became the first prolific, female fantasy writer in Canada.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Fairfax Moresby

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Fairfax Moresby GCB (1786 – 21 January 1877) was a Royal Navy officer.

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Fareham

Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton in the south east of Hampshire, England.

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Hampshire

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Hanuabada

Hanuabada is a coastal village in Papua New Guinea located on the outskirts of the nation's capital, Port Moresby.

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HMS Basilisk (1848)

HMS Basilisk was a first-class paddle sloop of the Royal Navy, built at the Woolwich Dockyard and launched on 22 August 1848.

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HMS Tower (1917)

HMS Tower was a modified destroyer of the Royal Navy, named after the White Tower of the Tower of London.

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Huon Gulf

Huon Gulf is a large gulf in eastern Papua New Guinea, at.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Papua or, historically, Irian) is a large Island in the South West Pacific region.

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Paddle steamer

A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.

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Port Moresby

(Tok Pisin: Pot Mosbi), also referred to as Moresby and Pom Town, is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Rear admiral

Rear admiral is a naval commissioned officer rank above that of a commodore and captain, and below that of a vice admiral.

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Somerset

Somerset is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Moresby

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