Matthew Fontaine Maury isn’t a household name, but an active naval vessel and a building at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., are named for him. That should change.

Maury (1806-73) was 19 when he joined the Navy. For years he navigated the globe, studying the ocean and learning about wind patterns. He became one of the founders of oceanography.

He…



READ SOURCE

READ  Want an Uber? Send a selfie proving you are wearing a mask

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here