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Joseph Whidbey

Joseph Whidbey FRS (1757 – 9 October 1833) was a member of the Royal Navy who served on the Vancouver Expedition 1791–95, and later achieved renown as a naval engineer.

He is notable for having been the first European to discover and chart Admiralty Island in the Alexander Archipelago in 1794.