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S. Alfred Frech

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S. Alfred Frech (1869- )

1922 M.Inst.C.E., Cons. Civil Engr.; b. 1869. Ed. College and University of Geneva (Switzerland). Career: Pupil of James M. Dobson (Hawkshaw and Dobson); ten years on Staff of Sir John Hawkshaw, Son and Hayter (later Hawkshaw, Hayter and Dobson), at Buenos Aires, on construction of Harbour; five years Res. Engr., Newport, Mon., on Construction of Tredegar Dry Dock, etc.; three years Res. Engr., Royal Victoria and Albert Docks; 1917-19—Tech. Asst. Engr. at the Admiralty (and Ministry of Shipping), in Department of the Controller-General of Merchant Shipbuilding, in charge of South-West and S. Wales District in connection with extensions to Shipyards, Dry Docks, etc. In private practice as Cons. Engr. to various Cos. in England and South Wales in connection with Docks, Dry Docks, River and Inland Navigation Works, etc. Address: Parliament Mansions, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.

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