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Authorised form of nameNapier; James Robert (1821 - 1879)
SurnameNapier
ForenamesJames Robert
Dates1821 - 1879
Dates and placesBirth:
12 September 1821
Death:
13 December 1879
ActivityProfession:
Marine engineer
Shipbuilder
Education:
Glasgow
Career:
Shipbuilder in his father's firm, Robert Napier and Sons; founded his own shipbuilding business; published researches into the problems of shipbuilding
Memberships:
Institution of Engineers, Scotland (President); MINA
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/06/1867
RelationshipsSon of James Napier of Shandon, pioneer of ship building and marine engineering
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Notes:
J Scott Russell has signed the election certificate twice
Royal Society codeNA6288
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MS/426/322Note of a visit by Sir James Nap [Robert Napier] to pick up equipment on 5 May 18485 May 1848
EC/1867/15Napier, James Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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