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Arthur Rowland Meek

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Arthur Rowland Meek (1878- )

1922 M.I.N.A., M.I.Mar.E., F.C.M.S., Cons. Engr. and Naval Arch. since '7 1908; Man. Dir. York. Dry Docks Ltd., Hull; b. 1878; s. of Alexander Meek, Shipowner and Manager of Yorks Coal and Steamship Co., Ltd. Ed. Craigmount School, Edinburgh. Training: Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd., and Technical College, Hull. Career: Manager of Boiler Works in Hull, and was at sea as Chief Engr.; carried out Salvage Operations during the War and a great deal of work for Ministry of Shipping; has designed and superintended the building of a number of Steam Craft.

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