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Frederico George Molloy

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Frederico George Molloy (1900-1940) of Babcock and Wilcox

1900 August 26th. Born near Winchester


1941 Obituary [1]

FREDERICO GEORGE MOLLOY was manager of the British Dominions department of Messrs. Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., of Farringdon Street, London, at the time of his death, which occurred in his fortieth year, on 14th May 1940. He had been associated with that firm since 1923 in which year he joined their Japanese branch office where he was responsible for the design, erection, and operation of steam-raising plant for industrial and central power stations, including one of 100,000 kW. at Tokyo.

He remained in Japan until February 1937, when he returned to the firm's head office in London. He received his technical education at King's College, London, from 1917 to 1920, where he received the Walter Smith prize and graduated B.Sc. (Eng.). During 1918 and 1919, he was a student engineer with Messrs. Topham, Jones and Railton, and was afterwards employed by that firm as sectional engineer-in-charge of the erection of Baldwin's steelworks at Port Talbot.

From 1922 to 1923 he was chief assistant to Mr. H. K. Hiller, consulting engineer, of Victoria Street, Westminster. Mr. Molloy was elected a Graduate of the Institution in 1924, and was transferred to Associate Membership in 1939. He was also an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.


1940 Obituary [2]

Many of our readers both in this country and abroad will learn with regret of the sudden death on Tuesday, May 14th, following a short illness, of Mr. F. G. Molloy, who was in the London office of Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., and had charge of sales in British Dominions and Possessions.

For many years Mr. Molloy was with the allied Babcock Company in Japan. He graduated with the B.Sc. (Eng.) Degree in the University of London and was an Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


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