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August 31, 2011 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of renowned Portland sealer and whaler William Dutton. This milestone is commemorated with an update of the sealing and whaling display at Portland’s Maritime Discovery Centre.
In December 1828, Dutton arrived in Portland Bay on a sealing trip aboard the “Madeira Packet”, landing at Blacknose Point, south of the bay.
He remained until mid J…
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