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George A. Nicol

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George A. Nicol (1869- )

1922 M.I.N.A., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., Marine Engineer, c/o British Corporation for the Survey and Registry of Shipping, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Buildings, Victoria Square, Hull. T. A.: "Seaworthy, Hull." T. N.: 'Central 1731, Hull. b. 1869. Ed. Aberdeen Grammar School and Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen. Trained at works of William McKinnon and Co., engineers, Aberdeen. Marine Engineer in the service of the Clan Line of Glasgow, 1891-6; Assistant Superintendent Engineer, Cayzer, Irvine and Co., Ltd., Glasgow, 1896-9, in charge of new vessels building at Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness. 1899-1904—Ship and Engineer Surveyor to the British Corporation for the Survey and Registry of Shipping, Glasgow. 1904 to date— Principal Surveyor in charge of Hull District for British Corporation for Survey and Registry of Shipping, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Buildings, Victoria Square, Hull. Past Vice-President of Institute of Marine Engineers. War Services.—In the service of the British Corporation surveying construction of various auxiliary craft for Admiralty and Ministry of Shipping, and also standard ships, etc.

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