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David Marr Henderson

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1869. Apparent Light - Odessa Harbour

David Marr Henderson, Engineer-in-Chief, Imperial Maritime Customs of China, Engineers Office, Shanghai

Born the son of John Henderson

Studied engineering at the Queens College, Birmingham

Became a pupil of Fox, Henderson and Co of the London Works

Several years with the Chance Brothers

Joined P. D. Bennett of Spon Lane, Birmingham

1869 Engineer-in-Chief, Imperial Maritime Customs Service of China, Shanghai, China.

1869 Designed an 'apparent light', for shipping. [1]

1880 Wrote in The Engineer about 'Dioptric Apparatus in Lighthouses for the Electric Light'. [2]

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