Reference numberEC/1850/01
TitleBurton, James Ryder: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCertificate relates to unsuccessful candidature
CitationThe Author of The Concentration of the Forces of the British Navy and of the Manning of Her Majesty's Ships and Vessels of War. The Inventor of A Mechanical apparatus for Propelling Ships of War and for which he got the first Class Gold Medal from the Royal Society of Arts. Distinguished for his acquaintance with the science of Naval Architecture on which subject he has written with great success. Eminent as a Naval officer for having taken By boarding an Algerian Corvette, infinitely larger than a small Brig he commanded, under the Batterees of Algiers, when his recall was made by his Senior officer
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. Charles Tennyson d'Eyncourt; Benjn Bond Cabbell; J Scott Russell; F Thesiger; Beriah Botfield; Alexr Johnston; Teignmouth; W F Chambers; John Hogg; [?] Smith; John Barlow.
From Personal Knowledge. Brownlow; Strangford; G Clerk; P M Grey Egerton; Mahon; W H C Plowden; Bandon; Giffin Wilson; John Hall Bt; R R Vyvyan; C Elliott; William F Eliott Bt; W A MacKinnon; C W Pasley; Edward Lloyd Captn RN; George Duckett; Henry Holland; Enniskillen
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Burton, James Ryder: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1651Burton; James Ryder (1795 - 1876)1795 - 1876
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