Obituaries

Edmund Clegg Atkinson

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1288 (Published 05 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1288
  1. Richard Edmund Atkinson

    Soon after qualification, Edmund Clegg Atkinson (“Teddy”) became “doc” on the Cap Pilar, a barquentine having neither motor nor radio, and manned by an amateur crew circumnavigating the world from 1936 to 1938. Teddy left the voyage in Cape Town in April 1937, having visited Madeira, the Azores, Rio de Janeiro, and Tristan da Cunha, where he was washed ashore unconscious …

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