Captain William Twizell Waw
born South Shields c 1844 d Sydney 1901.
A Record of Voyages and Experiences in the Western Pacific, from 1875 to 1891.
Epitaph from Captain Wawn's headstone in Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney
Interestingly, UK Family Records Centre do not have a record of his birth around 1844. I have a copy of his NSW Death Certificate.