William Penny

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For those of a similar name, see William Penney.
William Penny
William Penny by Stephen Pearce.jpg
Portrait by Stephen Pearce

William Penny (1809 - Aberdeen 1892) was a Scottish captain. He undertook the first maritime search for the ships of Sir John Franklin. In 1840 Penny established the first whaling station in the Cumberland Sound area on Kekerten Island, today Kekerten Territorial Park.[1]

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