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Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver

William Ronald Braithwaite.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Engineering (General); Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 755 words.

Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver, was baptized at St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, on 20 July 1760, the second son of five children of William...

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Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1325 words.

Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer, was born at Chester on 19 May 1817, the son of Dr Thomas Brierly (d. in or before 1872), a physician and amateur...

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Bushnell, Bertram Harold Thomas [Bert] (1921–2010), sculler and marine engineer

Christopher Dodd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. 1660 words.

Bushnell, Bertram Harold Thomas [Bert] (1921–2010), sculler and marine engineer, was born on 3 September 1921 at the Boat House, Wargrave, Berkshire, the second of two sons of John Henry...

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Deane, Charles Anthony (1796–1848), diver and inventor of diving equipment

William Ronald Braithwaite and John Bevan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1510 words.

Deane, Charles Anthony (1796–1848), diver and inventor of diving equipment, was born in September 1796 at 53 Hughes Fields, Deptford, Kent, and was baptized at St Nicholas's Church,...

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Environmental History of the Mississippi River and Delta

Christopher Morris.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Ecology and Conservation; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental History. 10360 words.

The Mississippi River, the longest in North America, is really two rivers geophysically. The volume is less, the slope steeper, the velocity greater, and the channel straighter in its upper...

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Hancock, Norman (1916–2003), naval architect

Charles V. Betts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. 916 words.

Hancock, Norman (1916–2003), naval architect, was born on 6 March 1916 at 5 Home Park, Plymouth, the only son of Louis Everard Hancock, a ship fitter in Devonport dockyard, and his wife,...

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Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 917 words.

Taylor, James (1753–1825), naval engineer and potter, was born on 3 May 1753 at Leadhills, Lanarkshire, the son of John Taylor, the overseer of the earl of Hopetoun's mines there. He was...

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Walker [formerly Bellenie, Bellenie-Walker], William Robert (1869–1918), diver

John Crook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1205 words.

Walker [formerly Bellenie, Bellenie-Walker], William Robert (1869–1918), diver, was born William Robert Bellenie on 21 October 1869 at 124 Hill Street, Walworth, Surrey, one of four sons...

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Whidbey, Joseph (1754/5–1833), hydrographer and marine engineer

John M. Naish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 690 words.

Whidbey, Joseph (1754/5–1833), hydrographer and marine engineer, details of whose parentage and upbringing are unknown, was made a master in the Royal Navy in 1779 at the age of...

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Whytehead, William Henry Keld (1825–1865), naval architect and engineer

Andrew Nickson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1131 words.

Whytehead, William Henry Keld (1825–1865), naval architect and engineer, was born on 2 April 1825 at Stepney, London, where he was baptized on 1 July 1825, the son of Henry Whytehead (d....

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