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Reference numberEC/1893/13
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TitleThorneycroft, Sir John Isaac: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationMember of Council of the Institution of Naval Architects. Author of several papers connected with Science, as: 'On the Resistance opposed by Water to the motion of Vessels of Various Forms , and on the way in which this varies with the velocity' (1869); 'On the Efficiency of Guide-blade Propellors' (1883); 'On the most suitable Propellor for Shallow Draughts' (1885); 'On Shallow-draught Screw-steamers' (1885); 'On Torpedo-boats and Light Yachts' (8vo, pp 94, with 5 large diagrams, 1881). A distinguished engineer and naval architect, also most successful as a scientific naval architect in the construction of torpedo-boats, having a minimum of weight and a maximum of power and speed. Attached to science and anxious to promote its progress.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge: [James Thomson]; J T Bottomley; R Grant; John G McKendrick; Geo Fran Fitzgerald; Geo Salmon; J Emerson Reynolds
From Personal Knowledge: [John Marshall]; Alexr B W Kennedy; Frederick Bramwell; W E Ayrton; W C Unwin; Saml Haughton; John Perry
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Thorneycroft, Sir John Isaac: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA3693Thorneycroft; Sir; John Isaac (1843 - 1928)1843 - 1928
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