MANUEL DOMECQ GARCÍA was born in the year 1862 in Buenos Aires and had his early education there, but when he was fifteen, under the influence of Captain Guerrico, he entered the Naval School and for three years studied on the School-Ship Uruguay on which he made the expeditions to Santa Cruz and the Río Negro.
In 1881 he completed his studies with the highest rank in his class and was appointed to serve on the first Hydrographic Commission in which he took part in the survey of Bahía Blanca, marking the channel with buoys. While he was engaged on this duty a force of Indians invaded the district and he disembarked with forty men to protect
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Publication information: Book title: Argentines of Today. Volume: 1. Contributors: William Belmont Parker - Editor. Publisher: The Hispanic Society of America. Place of publication: Buenos Aires. Publication year: 1920. Page number: 531.
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