Institutes of Navigation

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MOORE, Terry (born 1961), Professor of Satellite Navigation, since 2001, Director, Nottingham Geospatial Institute (formerly Institute of Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy), since 2003, and Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering, since 2011, University of Nottingham

STEELE, Gordon Charles (1892 - 1981), Hon. Captain, RNR, 1949; Captain Superintendent of Thames Nautical Training College, HMS Worcester, off Greenhithe, 1929–57; Fellow of Institute of Navigation, 1951

LAWRENCE, Albert (1893 - 1961), retired as Director: Pacific Steam Navigation Company; Royal Mail Agencies (Brazil) Ltd; Royal Mail Lines Funds Trustees Ltd; United Kingdom Mutual Steamship Assurance Association; United Kingdom Mutual War Risks Association; Member of Council, Chamber of Shipping; Chairman of United Kingdom/Brazil and River Plate Freight Conferences; Member of Institute of Transport

DENNY, Maurice Edward (1886 - 1955), JP; President of William Denny & Brothers, Ltd, Shipbuilders and Engineers; Director of: Union Bank of Scotland, Ltd; Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds, Ltd; India General Navigation & Railway Co. Ltd; Lloyd’s British Testing Co., Ltd; President of Institute of Marine Engineers, 1935

WHEELER, William Ireland de Courcy (1879 - 1943), Past President, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland; Consulting Surgeon to New Southend-on-Sea Hospital and Senior Surgeon All Saints Hospital, London; ex-President and Hon. Member Post Grad. Assembly of North America; late Surgeon-in-Ordinary to Lord-Lieutenant; late Chairman, City of Dublin Nursing Institute; Donor and Surgeon, Dublin Hospital for Wounded Officers; Consulting General Surgeon, Metropolitan Hospital, London; late Consulting Surgeon, Ministry of Pensions, Ireland and to Kilkenny, Arklow and Newcastle Hospitals and Sunshine Home for Children and Rotunda Hospital; late Consulting Surgeon, LMS Railway and Consulting Surgeon to Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd; Consulting Surgeon and late Visiting Surgeon to Mercer’s Hospital, Ministry of Pensions Hospital, and National Children’s Hospital, Dublin; Hon. Fellow American College of Surgeons; President and Medallist, Dublin University Biological Association; Demonstrator and Assistant to Professor of Anatomy, TCD

STEWART, Frederick (Charles) (died 1950), Chairman of Thermotank Ltd, Thermotank Engineering Co., Ltd, Glasgow, London, Liverpool and Newcastle, of Thermotank (SA) (Pty) Ltd Johannesburg, and of Thermotank (India) Ltd, also President of Thermotank (Canada) Ltd; Chairman: North British Locomotive Co., Ltd, Glasgow and London; North British Locomotive Co. (Africa) Ltd; Kelvin, Bottomley & Baird, Ltd, Glasgow, London and Basingstoke; Kelvin & Hughes, Ltd; Clyde Confections Ltd; Deputy Chairman; Brown Bros & Co., Ltd; Henry Hughes & Son, Ltd; Director: William Baird & Co., Ltd; The Clydesdale & North of Scotland Bank, Ltd; Eagle Star Insurance Co., Ltd; Scottish Industrial Estates Ltd; Hillington Industrial Estates Ltd; Bruas-Perak Rubber Estates Ltd; Caledonian Trust Co., Ltd, Second Caledonian Trust Co., Ltd, Third Caledonian Trust Co., Ltd; S. Smith & Sons (England) Ltd; Midland Bank Ltd; Midland Bank Executors & Trustee Co. Ltd; Western Reversion Trust Ltd; Consulting Ventilating Engineer to Ministry of Sea Transport; Past President, Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland, 1941–43 (now Hon. Member); Assessor to the Rector of Glasgow University; Hon. Vice-President: Glasgow County Scout Council; Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums Associations; Zoological Society of Glasgow; Vice-President Institute of Industrial Administration; Member of Council, Institution of Naval Architects; Governor, Royal Scottish Academy of Music; Member: Clyde Navigation Trust; Lloyds Register of Shipping (Glasgow Committee); Hon. Company of Master Mariners, London; Wardens’ Court, The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, London; Institute of British Engineers; Admiralty Aeronautical Research Advisory Panel; Railway Staff Tribunal; Executive Council (and of Scottish Committee) of Festival of Britain, 1951; etc


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The genesis of modern institutes of navigation was the extensive development of navigation equipment and systems during World War II. As the war drew toward its conclusion, people recognized as ...

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