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In memoriam of Dr David Cartwright FRS

Dr David Cartwright FRS

The National Oceanography Centre is saddened to learn of the death of Dr David Cartwright FRS.

D-day – The starting point for modern UK oceanography

Allied troops landing on the beaches

Prior to the landings on 6 June 1944 on the Normandy beaches, a small research group was formed in the Admiralty Research Laboratory at Teddington in Middlesex.