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Alfred Edwin Stove

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Alfred Edwin Stove (1861-1937).[1]

Alfred Edwin Stove joined Robert Applegarth in partnership at 11 Queen Victoria Street as submarine engineers during 1883.

Withdrew 1886 to set up Stoves Patent Diving Apparatus and Submarine Engineering

Later in business with Edward Nunan as Nunan and Stove until the former's death 1895.

1897 Stove's business was subsumed by a newly-formed Nunan and Short, which quickly changed its name to The London and Birmingham Brass Foundry Co, but failed by 1899.

Stove died 1937.[2]

1937 Obituary [3]

"...Alfred Edwin Stove, whose death occurred at Glasgow recently, was a son of the late Captain Stove, R.N., and was born in 1861. He was articled to John Steward and Son, engineers and shipbuilders, Blackwell, and then went as chief assistant to Howard Lane, CE, (inventor of Lane water Tube Boiler) of London, after which he joined Bartrum Prettyman and Mumford, engineers, London, as manager..."

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Sources of Information

  1. Bermondsey 6/1861
  2. Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, Vol 49
  3. Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, Vol 49