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William Henry Devine

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William Henry Devine (1844-1899)



1899 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM HENRY DEVINE was born in 1844, and educated at the Liverpool Collegiate Institution, and at private academies.

From 1875 he was engaged in engineering works in Yokohama and Nagasaki, Japan; and from 1883 was secretary of the Mitsu Bishi Engine Works and Dockyard at Nagasaki, where his death took place on 7th July 1899, at the age of fifty-five.

He became an Associate of this Institution in 1896.


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