William Penny yellow plaque in Aberdeen

Captain William Penny 1809-1892 arctic explorer and navigator lived here

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.

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