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S.E. Saunders Ltd, boatbuilders of Goring on Thames, and later Cowes, Isle of Wight with offices at Bush House, London (1923)
See also Saunders-Roe Aircraft
1901 S. E. Saunders showed boat at the Yachting Exhibition using his patented method of construction using several skins sewn together with copper wire, making for lightweight construction  - see Saunders Patent Launch Building Syndicate
c.1911 Started construction of aircraft
1912 By this time, the company was operating as S. E. Saunders Ltd of East Cowes 
1913 Constructed a life boat for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, building 33 lifeboats by 1929 .
1917 Patented an aeroplane frame design. 
1918 Patented a radiator for aircraft engines. 
1920 Details of the Motor Lifeboat 'Dunleary' made by S. E. Saunders 
1929 Exhibited the Cutty Sark, a 4-seater flying boat with all metal hull at the International Aero Exhibition at Olympia 
Produced marine engines rated from 2.5 to 5 hp and these were mounted on a frame for stationary applications