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George Harrison (of Hull)

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Apprenticed at Martin Samuelson, engineer and shipbuilder of Hull

Then spent time at an iron works in Austria.

Worked at the Old Foundry, Hull

Chief Engineer in the Steam Ships, Bride, Wakefield, Joseph Soames, Haylis and Alpha of Hull for 2 years

c.1872 Superintendent of the marine department (presumably) of Fowler and McCollin

1874 General manager, Vulcan Iron Works

1879 of Fowler and McCollin, Vulcan Iron Works, Hull. Joined I Mech E

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