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Thomas Hugh Silk

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Thomas Hugh Silk (1886- )

1922 M.I.N.A., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., Pres. Belfast Assoc. of Engrs., 1921-2, Outside Manager, Workman, Clark and Co., Shipbuilders, Belfast; b. 1886; s. of T. C. Silk, Southsea. Ed. H.M. Dockyard Sch. and Tech. Coll., Portsmouth. Top Student, Portsmouth Tech Coll., gold medal; 1st Class Hons., Naval Architecture, bronze medal. Trained at H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth; 5 years with Thornycroft and Co., Southampton, and 5 years with Armstrong, Whitworth and Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne; Pres., Belfast Assoc. of Engrs. Address: Belfast Shipyard, Belfast.

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