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Frederick George Loring

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Commander Frederick George Loring R.N., M.I.E.E.

1882 He entered the Navy

1893 He was lieutenant on board H.M.S. Victoria when that vessel was rammed and sunk by H.M.S. Camperdown off Tripoli, and received the bronze medal of the Royal Humane Society for saving two lives.

1902-8 In charge of the Admiralty shore wireless telegraph stations front.

1906 he acted as delegate for the Admiralty at the Berlin International Conference on Wireless Telegraphy.

1908 he was appointed Inspector of Wireless Telegraphy at the General Post Office

1910 retired from the Navy.

1912 Represented the Post Office at the International Conference on Wireless Telegraphy held in London.

1914 At the International Conference on the Safety of Life at Sea he acted as technical adviser to the Board of Trade on all matters connected with wireless telegraphy.

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