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John Edward Eager (1837-1908) of Wm. Crichton and Co (Finland), Engineering and Shipbuilding Works, Abo, Finland.
1879 John Eager became the company head designer. He specialised in fast boats and designed a number of new vessel types, such as torpedo boats, gunboats and tankers.
Eager's former villa is now the Park Hotel Turku.
Born 17 January 1837 in Plymouth, Devon, son of John Eager and Elizabeth Eager Married Jane Ann Eager. Children: John David Eager; Jane Annie Eager; Elizabeth Anderson Alléen; Richard Albert Eager; Alice Mary Eager and one other.
Died 27 June 27 1908 in Åbo, Turku, Finland