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Sir Ernest William Moir (1862-1933), Civil Engineer of S. Pearson and Son
1862 June 9th. Born
c.1889 Engaged on the construction of the 'Old Hudson River Tunnel' for which S. Pearson & Son were the contractors. The original attempt had been abandoned. The 1889 attempt was also abandoned when the backers, Baring Brothers, failed. Work recommenced in 1902 with Charles M. Jacobs as Chief Engineer.
1921 Patented a diving bell. 
1933 June 14th. Died