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David Beatson

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David Beatson (1866- )

1922 M.I.N.A., Supt. Engr., Furness Withy Ltd., Glasgow; b. 1866; s. of Wm. Beatson. Ed. Glasgow. Training: Fairfield Engineering Co., Glasgow; and Coll. of Science and Arts, Glasgow. Career: Joined the fleet of Dixon Robson and Co., as third Engr.; became Chief Engr., 1889; for a time with the Nelson Line and R. P. Houston and Co.; appointed Asst. Supt. to the Johnston Line 1895, and Supt. 1904; transferred to Furness Withy, Ltd., 1915, when the Johnston Line amalgamated with that firm; has been their Mar. Supt. at Glasgow since 1919. Address: Lincluden, Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields. T. A.: "Brantford." T. N.: 817 Ibrox, Glasgow.

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