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Dixon, Sir Robert Bland (1867–1939), engineer and naval officer, was born on 30 March 1867 at Darlington, the elder son of Robert Bland Dixon, architect and surveyor, and his wife, Mary Ann Whitecomb (née Parr). He was the elder brother of Walter Ernest Dixon...

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Froude, William (1810–1879), engineer and naval architect, fourth son of Robert Hurrell Froude (1770/71–1859), archdeacon of Totnes, and Margaret, née Spedding (1774/5–1821), was born at Dartington parsonage on 28 November 1810. (Richard) Hurrell Froude (1803–1836) and James Anthony Froude (1818–1894) were his brothers. He was educated at ...

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Mason, Sir Frank Trowbridge (1900–1988), naval officer and engineer, was born in Ipswich on 25 April 1900, the elder son and elder child of Frank John Mason MBE, draper and later JP and mayor of Ipswich, and his wife, Marian Elizabeth Trowbridge. He was educated at ...

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Russell, John Scott (1808–1882), engineer and naval architect, eldest son of David Russell, a Scottish clergyman, and his wife, Agnes Clark (née Scott), was born at Parkhead, near Glasgow, on 8 May 1808. He was baptized John and added his mother's maiden name when he left home. At the age of twelve he began to study for the church at ...

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Sir Percy Moreton Scott, first baronet (1853–1924) by unknown photographer © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Scott, Sir Percy Moreton, first baronet (1853–1924), naval officer and engineer, was the son of Montagu Scott, a solicitor, and his wife, Laura Kezia Snelling. He was born in Canonbury, Middlesex, on 10 July 1853. He was educated at Eastman's naval academy, Southsea...