Laughton, Sir John Knox
- (b. 1830)Writer on naval subjects, etc. Physical Geography in relation to the Prevailing Winds and Currents (1870), Studies in Naval History (1887), Nelson (English Men of Action) (1895), Nelson and his Companions in Arms (1896), Sea Fights and Adventures (1901); ed. Letters and Dispatches of Lord Nelson, From Howard to Nelson (1899), etc.
Short biographical dictionary of English literature . John W. Cousin. 2011.
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