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Arthur John Maginnis, or McGuinness M.Inst.C.E., Mar.E., Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, of Rait and Gardiner
1850 Born in Newry son of E. A. Maginnis and Jane Ursula Maginnis (née Denvir )
1867-73 Apprentice to Harland and Wolff, Belfast.
1873-4 Sea-going Engineer, Coasting Service, and in White Star Line
1874-1881 Assistant Superintending Engineer, White Star Line, Liverpool
1881 Married (1) Helen Tunnicliffe
1881-1887 Superintending Engineer of British Shipowners' Co., Liverpool, Atlantic and Colonial Steamers
1887-90 Partner in Rait and Gardiner
1890 Consulting engineer in private practice in Liverpool as Consulting Marine Engineer and Surveyor.
1890 Member of Inst Civil Engineers
1894 of Central-buildings, North John-street, Liverpool, Marine Engineer and Surveyor.
1897 Married (2) Marie Roberts.
1913 Chaired a meeting of the committee of the Engine-room Heroes Memorial Fund.
1929 Died in Liverpool