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Whitehaven

(hwīt`hāvən), town (1991 pop. 27,512), Cumbria, NW England, at the mouth of Solway Firth. Whitehaven is a seaport and industrial town. There are chemical works, iron foundries, and other industries. Whitehaven was attacked by John Paul JonesJones, John Paul,
1747–92, American naval hero, b. near Kirkcudbright, Scotland. His name was originally simply John Paul. Early Life

John Paul went to sea when he was 12, and his youth was adventure-filled.
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 in 1778 and by a German submarine in 1918. Local Calder Hall is the site of Britain's first nuclear power station.
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Thus for three years little Jonathan lived with his nurse at Whitehaven, growing strong and brown in the sea air.
NEWCASTLE Thunder closed the gap to the top of Betfred League 1 yesterday afternoon as dogged determination saw them beat league leaders Whitehaven in a scrappy, but enthralling fixture.
Mikey Lewis scores a try for Newcastle Thunder against Whitehaven
Campus Whitehaven, a 30m education complex, welcomed its first students in January.
Whitehaven Coal, Australia's leading independent coal company with five operating mines in northwest New South Wales, has reported a net profit after tax of $405.4 million for the fiscal year ending June 30.
Rugby League: League One CRUSADERS 12 WHITEHAVEN 12 By JOSH PAY NORTH Wales Crusaders came from behind to hold second-placed Whitehaven to a 12-12 draw at the Queensway Stadium.
Chilly temperatures across the UK froze the sea at Whitehaven in Cumbria, allowing dogwalkers to stroll across.
The environmental activist composed a fake press release stating that the ANZ bank would not be lending Whitehaven Coal the billion dollars it needed to open a new pit.
West Cumbria Mining has received PS14.7m of private equity cash to support the next stage of its Whitehaven Coking Coal Project, which aims to create the mining operation in the Cumbrian town, potentially creating 500 jobs.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-June 19, 2013-Farallon Capital ups stake in Whitehaven Coal(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 19, 2013-Farallon Capital ups stake in Whitehaven Coal(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
SWINTON v WHITEHAVEN Premier Sports, 7.30pm LEE BRIERS knows how to raise his game when the occasion calls for it, writes Matthew Ireland.