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Dampier William

Dampier, William, English navigator and buccaneer, was born in 1652. While on a voyage in 1699-1701 to New Holland, he discovered the Archipelago of New Britain, the Dampier Archipelago, and Dampier Strait. He made other voyages in 1705 and 1708-11. In 1698 he had been given a commission as commander in the navy. He wrote A Voyage round the World. He is supposed to have died in 1715.

“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed.”
Isaiah 53:5