Phillip Parker King

1793–1856

Naval officer and hydrographer. Commander of the Adventure, accompanying the Beagle, on the first surveying expedition to South America, 1826–30. Settled in Australia and became commissioner of the Australian Agricultural Company in 1834. Rear-admiral, 1855. FRS 1824.

Sources: Aust. dict. biog. DNB

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