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  • 1979 British Underwater Engineering was formed to take over VickersVickers Offshore and Slingsby Avia ...submersible "Spider" through the subsidiary Slingsby AviationSlingsby Engineering. But the acquisition of HMB who operated six Mantis-type one man submersi
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  • 1982 November. Acquired by British Underwater Engineering. Category: Underwater Engineering
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  • Makers of underwater electronics and defence equipment Category: Underwater Engineering
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  • 1979 British Underwater Engineering was formed to take over VickersVickers Offshore and Slingsby Avia ...submersible "Spider" through the subsidiary Slingsby AviationSlingsby Engineering. But the acquisition of HMB who operated six Mantis-type one man submersi
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  • ...a technology. She is Honorary Editor of the Proceedings of the Society for Underwater Technology.
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  • ...er simulation of a variety of vehicle systems for the remote deployment of underwater tools and instruments. A keen amateur diver, he is currently equipment offi
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  • They became Slingsby Engineering 1979 Became part of British Underwater Engineering British Underwater Engineering (UBE).
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  • 1911 Engineering apprentice working for a shipbuilder, lived with his parents in Hackney<ref .... Harris presented a paper at the Institution of Naval Architects on underwater paints and the fouling of ships, covering the work carried out by Marine C
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  • ...Navy’s main research and training base concerned with hydrophones (i.e. underwater microphones). The naval establishment was named HMS Tarlair. ...ts from 1915 to 1917; Harold Gerrard, a lecturer in electrical engineering, also worked on the experiments. Non-scientists, especially musi
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  • During the First World War he took part in experiments connected with underwater signalling and demonstrated at sea the use of shrouded hydrophones for subm ...this country and abroad. He was the author to many inventions relating to engineering and yachting. Mr. Highfield took a very keen interest in the sailing of boa
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  • Equipment and Engineering Co. Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Co.
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  • B. L. Goodlet, managing director of Brush Electrical Engineering Co ...nd was seconded to the Royal Navy in 1943. For his services to research on underwater explosions he was awarded the O.B.E. Dr Goodlet took up his teaching duties
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  • VSELVickers Shipbuilding and Engineering in 1995. ... businesses e.g. Marconi Space and Defence Systems (MSDS), Marconi Underwater Systems Ltd (MUSL).
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  • The main fields of work included oceanography, electromagnetics, underwater ballistics, visual aids, acoustics, infra-red radiation, photography and as ...y advanced for the work to be carried through to conclusion by Admiralty Engineering Laboratory.
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  • 1933 Manufactured design of outboard motor which exhausted underwater and so was quieter than most - letter from J. W. ShillanThe Times, Aug ...cars, tractors and engines, which formed the BMB Division of Brockhouse Engineering (Southport).
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  • ... took over Accles and Shelvoke LtdPapers of the Electrical Power Engineering Co. (Birmingham) Ltd at http://archives.theiet.org/start/ ...Law Enforcement (including the Warrior air pistol). They also developed an underwater gun for divers.
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  • inclinations were towards engineering engineering, and
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  • ...nd experimental department, which solved many of the problems of breathing underwater, in poisonous atmospheres and at high altitude. Davis developed what becam ...Helmets, Protective Clothing, and Safety appliances of all descriptions. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand Nos. D.839 and D.
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  • ...de Committee on Patent Law and Procedure 1944-47. Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Section of the 11th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry, L ...sent businesses. 1941-44, undertook manufacture of Bailey Bridge ramps and underwater equipment for tanks for Ministry of Supply. 1944, formed present Limited Co
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  • ...s Rowse, who is frequently but incorrectly credited with the whole civil engineering project. These are Grade II listed buildings. More than 1.2 million tons of At the time of its construction it was the longest underwater tunnel in the world, a title it held for 24 years. The tunnel, which cost a
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  • ...ham, leaving school at seventeen to start work in January 1905 at Thames Engineering Works at Blackheath, southeast London. ...ine engineer and only much later in 1922 did he take an external degree in engineering via the University of London External Programme.
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  • ...nsulating any length of conductor; immediate uses were for underground and underwater electrical cables, all of which were insulated using this machine up until Category: Electrical Engineering - Heavy
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  • 1886 Presented a paper to the Inst of Civil Engineers on concrete works underwaterThe Engineer 1886/12/17 prosperous professional career. His engineering training had been
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  • 1927 ObituaryEngineering 1927/12/30 ...st of the Association’s fine plant. He early realised the possibilities of underwater pneumatic tools, of portable motor-driven pumps, instead of the cumbersome
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  • ...ve, these difficulties will appreciated by those acquainted with practical engineering. The swivel bridge was constructed and erected by Messrs. John and Robert
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  • ...particular "The Destroyer", a torpedo boat that would launch its torpedoes underwater, and in the book Contributions to the Centennial Exhibition (1877, reprinte ...ttps://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Special:MemberUsers?fileb/b9/Eg18700715.pdf Engineering, 15 July 1870
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  • It is a far cry in the evolution of the engineering industry from 1870 to 1932, although as time goes, it is a comparatively br Electric welding is another process which is rapidly expanding in marine engineering, and a number of single operator machines, using alternating current, have
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  • ...uc: Ark House School and Technical School. Banbury. Apprenticed to general engineering with Samuelson and Sons, Ltd., and Vauxhall Ironworks, Ltd., Luton (afterwa ...., as assistant to Advertising Manager, 1954. Recreations: tennis, squash, underwater swimming, cinema and theatre going. Clubs: Hurlingham, Savage. Add: Ford Mo
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  • THE ATLAS STEEL FOUNDRY AND ENGINEERING CO., LTD, ARMADALE Atlas Steel Foundry and Engineering Co
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  • Abwood Tool and Engineering CoABWOOD Tool and Engineering Co., Ltd., Automatic Dividing Machin,. Suppt., 27.8.48, x R. O. AckerleyAckerley, R. O., Illuminating Engineering, 424
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  • ...rn Bordon, 4th August, 1904. Educated at Sherborne School, Dorset. Studied engineering at University of Bristol. Is Chartered Automobile Engineer. In 1926 worked ...hesterfield Grammar School and Sheffield University. At the latter studied engineering and also received training with Markhams Ltd. of Chesterfield. Became a sal
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  • - Fixed Radial Aero-engines, Cosmos Engineering Company (Brazil, Straker and Co.), 530 - Manufacture of Rafwires and their Fittings, Woodside Engineering Company, Limited, 167 (Two-page Supplement, February 21st, 1919)
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  • ...g Director, successor company, Ariel Motors, Ltd., 1932; Chairman, Triumph Engineering Co., Ltd., 1936; President of the British Cycle and Motor Cycle Manufacture ...ons: choral singing, social work, intensive horticulture. Add: The Reliant Engineering Co. (Tamworth), Ltd., Watling Street, Twogates, Tam worth, Staffs. T: Tamwo
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  • Sulby Engineering Development Co, Ltd., The Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand G.Io 2, Town Hall
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  • ...since 1934. b: February 8, 1900. Educ: Handsworth Gram mar School. Served engineering apprenticeship, 1915-17; served in Army, 1917-19; with B.S.A. Tools, 1919-2 ...of Roncraft. Ltd.; Chester Engineering Co., Ltd.; Braid Bros., Ltd.; Braid Engineering, Ltd.; Clarke Aero Assembly, Ltd.; Western Precision Co. Ltd.; Garlick, Bur
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  • ...pioneer of pneumatic machinery; received technical training in Mechanical Engineering at the Regent Street Polytechnic, London; apprenticed to Anzani Engine Co., .... Canterbury. Educ: Kings School. Canterbury; trained at City and Guilds (Engineering) College (Hons. degree. 1922). Joined Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd. as Tec
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  • - Italy, British Engineering Firms at Genoa, 262 American Engineering News, 20, 41, 90, 112, 221, 242, 264, 284, 330, 370, 412, 434, 474, 536, 55
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