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Charles Edward Allan

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Charles Edward Allan, engineer and ship builder

1864 Born in Anderston, Glasgow, son of Alexander Allan

1881-4 Studied civil engineering at Glasgow University

1885-9 Apprenticeship with J. and J. Thomson at Finnieston Engine Works

1891 Director of manufacturing engineering for Workman, Clark and Co in Belfast

1901 Became a member of the Inst Civil Engineers

1933 Died at Dess, Argyllshire[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. National Probate Calendar
  • Civil engineer records