What’s in a name?

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This Portsea pub takes its name from HMS Anson, launched in 1781 and wrecked in Mount’s Bay, Cornwall in 1807.

So far, seven Royal Naval vessels have been named Anson. These all honour George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697-1762), a British Admiral who circumnavigated the globe.

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