Gray, Robert


Gray, Robert
(1755-1806)
   American captain and explorer.
   Index: D Voyage to North-West Coast in 1787, 23; at Nootka, 1788-1789, 24; second voyage--enters mouth of Columbia River, May 11, 1792, 24; names the river, 24.
   Bib.: Bancroft, History of the North-West Coast; Laut, Vikings of the Pacific.

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