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Frank William Tate (1878- )
1922 M.I.Mar.E., Mech. and Mar. Engr.; b. 1878; s. of Thomas Tate, of Darlington. Ed. Rutherford Coll., Newcastle. Training: Clark, Chapman and Co., Gateshead. Career: With Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co., Ltd.; Chief Engr. of the "Vespasian," fitted with geared turbines for experimental purposes; Engr. for London-Scottish Engineering Co, Bow, and responsible for construction, erection and maintenance of their 4.5 in. shell plant; with M. of M. Explosives Dept. Club: National Maritime. Address: 35, Rothbury Terrace, Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne.