Robert Gray

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Date of Birth: 1775

Age: 31

Place of birth: Tiverton Rhode Island.

Citizenship: United States


Freed from the yoke of the British crown, North American States from the very first years of its existence began to explore new territory.

In 1787, the company American merchants in Boston organized the expedition on two ships on the Pacific West of furs.

Ships ( "Lady Washington" and "Columbia"), rounded Cape Horn, and in September 1788 reached Nootka Bay (at 49