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John J. Welch

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John J Welch D.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.N.A., F.N.E.C.Inst.

1876 shipwright apprentice at Chatham Dockyard

1881 Royal Naval College, Greenwich

1884 Asst. Constructor, Chatham Dockyard

1886 Junior Instructor in Naval Architecture, R.N. Coll., Greenwich

1890 Senior Instructor in Naval Architecture, R.N. Coll., Greenwich

1895 Admiralty Inspector of Contract Work (Torpedo Boat Destroyers)

1899 Manager of Shipbuilding Dept., Messrs. Cammell, Laird and Co., Birkenhead

1907 Professor of Naval Architecture, Armstrong College, Newcastle-on-Tyne,

1928 Became Emeritus Professor

Books: "Text-Book of Naval Architecture", for the use of officers of the Royal Navy.

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