Kendrick, John

Kendrick, John,

c.1740–1794, American sea captain, b. Massachusetts. During part of the American Revolution he commanded privateers. As commander of an expedition composed of the Columbia and Washington, he explored (1788–89) the Pacific Northwest Coast in the neighborhood of Nootka Sound, managing to avoid conflict with the Spanish who were there at the time. Robert Gray, later discoverer of the Columbia River, sailed with him. Kendrick also visited Japan, becoming the first to fly the American flag in a port of that country.
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20pm) A deliciously dark animated comedy-horror for older children and adults, directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler with the voices of Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Leslie Mann, Elaine Stritch, Jeff Garlin and Bernard Hill.
The other presenters include Viola Davis (a best supporting actress nominee for 'Fences'), Leonardo DiCaprio, Eddie Redmayne, Drew Barrymore, Steve Carell, Matt Damon, Priyanka Chopra, Gal Gadot, John Hamm, Goldie Hawn, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Kendrick, John Legend, Diego Luna, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Pierce Brosnan, Sofia Vergara, Carl Weathers, Amy Schumer, Chris Pine, Carrie Underwood and Reese Witherspoon.
Among the friends and guests of Cole and Heidi Hamels were Lifehouse band members, reality stars from The Bachelor and Bachelorette, the Philadelphia Phillies Ballgirls and teammates from the Phillies including Chase Utley, Jonathan Papelbon, Kyle Kendrick, John Mayberry, Jr.
As ever a big thank you to the officials Adreinne Dewhirst in her new role of timekeeper, her husband Alwyn who calls out the lap times, John Buckingham on the track and our pool of field officials Andy Ibbitson, Richard Szostak, James Kendrick, John McFadzean and Sam Tingay who displayed a flair for officiating on her debut.