Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,352 pages of information and 245,904 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Edmund Dummer

From Graces Guide

Edmund Dummer (1651–1713) was an English naval engineer and shipbuilder. He was Surveyor of the Navy, 1692-1699. Described as 'One of the most able and talented men to hold the post.'[1]

The Wikipedia entry provides an excellent summary of Dummer's career.


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Sources of Information

  1. 'Support for the Fleet - Architecture and engineering for the Royal Navy's Bases 1700-1914' by Jonathan Coad, English Heritage, 2013