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date: 20 October 2019

Wood, Johnlocked

(1788–1860)
  • Lionel Alexander Ritchie

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Wood, John (1788–1860), naval architect and shipbuilder, was born at Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, on 10 October 1788, one of at least two sons of John Wood (d. 1811), a Port Glasgow shipbuilder. He followed his father into the business and his training included a spell of two years at the shipyard of ...

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