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School of Naval Architecture

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of Portsmouth, of South Kensington, of Greenwich, of London.

1811 The first school of Naval Architecture was established at Portsmouth[1]

1832 The school was closed.

1848 The School of Mathematics and Naval Construction in Portsmouth was opened; Joseph Woolley was principal.

1853 The Portsmouth school was closed on the initiative of Sir James Graham

1864 The third school, the Royal School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering was established in South Kensington. It was founded by Joseph Woolley

1873 the School moved to the Royal Naval College, Greenwich

1967 The School moved to University College London.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Obituary of William Edward Smith
  • Wikipedia [2]