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Reference numberEC/1949/12
Previous numbersCert XV, 220; A04610
LevelItem
TitleMcNeill, Sir James McFadyen: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDesigner with complete technical responsibility for design, construction and performance of the World's largest ships, Q.S. T.S.s "Queen Mary" and "Queen Elizabeth" and many other large mercantile and naval vessels. Has been engaged for over 20 years in experimental work in model testing tank in connection with investigation of speed and power for determination of optimum hull forms and selection of propeller dimensions. Has also carried out original investigational work in launching, rolling and steering of ships in addition to study of behaviour and resistance in waves, particularly in regard to large vessels for North Atlantic service.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. S F Dorey; E H T d'Eyncourt; A McCance; C Sykes; C G Darwin; Gilbert Cook; Andrew Robertson; T H Havelock; Stanley S Cook
Access statusOpen
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McNeill, Sir James McFadyen: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA661McNeill; Sir; James McFadyen (1892 - 1964)1892 - 1964
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