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Alexander Crichton

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Engineer of Cork.

1861 Patented a lifting screw propeller

1870 Invented a surface condenser. Examples were installed in the steam launches of HMS Cambridge and HMS Lord Clyde.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Engineering, 8 July 1870, p.23