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Abell, Sir Westcott Stile (1877-1961), naval architect and surveyor

J. McCallum

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30320

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Abell, Sir Westcott Stile (1877-1961), naval architect and surveyor, was born on 16 January 1877 at Littleham in Devon, the first of the four sons of Thomas Abell, house painter and, later, builder and member of Exmouth council for over fifty years, and of his wife, Mary Ann Stile. He ...

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