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Charles Edward Allan, engineer and ship builder
1864 Born in Anderston, Glasgow, son of Alexander Allan
1881-4 Studied civil engineering at Glasgow University
1885-9 Apprenticeship with J. and J. Thomson at Finnieston Engine Works
1891 Director of manufacturing engineering for Workman, Clark and Co in Belfast
1901 Became a member of the Inst Civil Engineers
1933 Died at Dess, Argyllshire