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Baillie, Charles William (1844–1899), inventor of the Baillie sounder and marine meteorologist

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Oceanography and Hydrology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 729 words.

Baillie, Charles William (1844–1899), inventor of the Baillie sounder and marine meteorologist, was born in Greenwich, Kent, the eldest son of Henry Robert Baillie (1808/9–1882), a master...

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Davis, Arthur Powell

Ralph L. Langenheim.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1424 words.

Davis, Arthur Powell (09 February 1861–07 August 1933), hydrographer and engineer, was born near Decatur, Illinois, the son of John Davis, a livestock farmer, nurseryman, newspaper owner,...

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Huddart, Joseph (1741–1816), hydrographer and engineer

Susanna Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology; Engineering (General). 1292 words.

Huddart, Joseph (1741–1816), hydrographer and engineer, was born on 11 January 1741 at Allonby, Cumberland, the only child of William Huddart (1704–1762), farmer and shoemaker, and his...

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Newell, Frederick Haynes

Peter Meiksins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Oceanography and Hydrology. 1195 words.

Newell, Frederick Haynes (05 March 1862–05 July 1932), engineer, was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the son of Augustus William Newell and Annie Maria Haynes. His mother died while he was...

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Pereira, Sir (Herbert) Charles (1913–2004), hydrologist and agronomist

Roger W. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1283 words.

Pereira, Sir (Herbert) Charles (1913–2004), hydrologist and agronomist, was born on 12 May 1913 at the City of London Lying-in Hospital, Holborn, London, the only child of Herbert John...

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Roberts, Edward (1845–1933), tidal computer

Paul Hughes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Engineering and Technology; Oceanography and Hydrology. 1336 words.

Roberts, Edward (1845–1933), tidal computer, was born at the Broadway, Deptford, Kent, on 30 April 1845, the son of John Roberts, dealer in glass and earthenware, and his wife, Charlotte, n...

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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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Wolf, Peter Otto (1918–2007), civil engineer and hydrologist

Wilem Frischmann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Oceanography and Hydrology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1603 words.

Wolf, Peter Otto (1918–2007), civil engineer and hydrologist, was born on 9 May 1918 in Vienna, the only son and elder child of Richard Wolf (1885–1967), civil engineer, and his wife, Dora...

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