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George Robert Dunell

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George Robert Dunell (c1849-1907)

1907 Obituary [1]

GEORGE ROBERT DUNELL died on May 12, 1907, at St. Thomas's Home, London, as the result of a surgical operation. He was fifty-eight years of age, and was the son of a chemical manufacturer at Redcliffe. He was for a time manager of a chemical works, but subsequently devoted himself to engineering, and became an assistant to Mr. James Pollock, and later became engineer to the Castle Steel and Iron Works at Milford Haven.

He devoted a large amount of his time to literary work, and became a contributor to Engineering, to which journal he afterwards acted as sub-editor. He was also a frequent contributor to the Times, for which he wrote, amongst other articles, a series dealing with the subject of engineering in the United States. He was an authority on naval subjects, and an active member of the Society of Naval Architects, to which he acted as temporary secretary. He was a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1894, and was a constant attendant at its meetings.

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