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Gustav Wilhelm Wolff (1834-1913) of Harland and Wolff
c.1847 Arrived in the UK 
Apprenticed with Joseph Whitworth and Co., of Manchester.
Engineer of a steamer in the Mediterranean,
c.1858 Invited by Harland to take charge of the drawing office in his yard, Edward James Harland and Company.
Wolff did not marry and died a bachelor