White, William Henry, 1845-1913

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Dates:
Birth 1845-02-02
Death 1913-02-27

Biographical notes:

Epithet: KCB

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Epithet: KCB formerly Director of Naval Construction

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Epithet: KCB; President, Institution of Civil Engineers

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Born, Devonport, 1845; educated at the Royal School of Naval Architecture and Royal Naval College, 1870-1881; directed war-ship building of Armstrong & Co, Newcastle, 1883-1885; Director, Naval Construction and Assistant Controller, Royal Navy, 1885-1902; Consulting Naval Architect, Cunard SS Mauretania, 1904-1907; President, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Institution of Marine Engineers; Chairman of the Council, Royal Society of Arts, 1909-1910; Master, Shipwrights Company of London; Governor, Imperial College, 1907-1913; died, 1913. Publications: include: A Manual of Naval Architecture. For the use of Officers of the Royal Navy, Ship-builders (J Murray, London, 1877); Lecture on the turning powers of ships from the Journal of the Royal United Service Institution (1882); Modern War-ships .

From the guide to the WHITE, Sir William (1845-1913), 1907-1912, (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine)

Epithet: KCB 1895

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Places:

  • Stirling, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Dunfermline, Fifeshire (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • South Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Hague, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • London, county of, England (as recorded)