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William Berry

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Sir William Berry, naval architect

1865 Born in Sheerness

1887 Joined the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors

1907 Appointed chief constructor at Malta Dockyard

1912 Assistant Director of Naval Construction in the Admiralty

1917 Job title changed to Director of Warship Production

1917 conferred C.B.

1924 became Director of Naval Construction

1926 Made KCB

1930 Retired from the Admiralty

1937 Died, alighting from his car in Surrey

Vice-president of Institution of Naval Architects

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Sources of Information

  • The Times, Apr 06, 1937