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Charles Waldie Cairns (1872- )
1922 M.Sc., Wh.Ex., .N.E.C.Inst., F.C.M.S., Cons. Engr. (Mar. ); Supt. Engr. to the Cairn Line of Steamships, Ltd.; b. 1872; s. of David Cairns. Ed. Merchant Tailors' Sch., Dublin; and "Erasmus Smith" Sch., Dublin; Armstrong College (Durham University ), Newcastle-on-Tyne. Training: App. R. and W. Hawthorn, Leslie and Co., Ltd., St. Peter's Newcastle-on-Tyne; Gold Medallist, N.E. Coast Inst. of E. and S. Papers and Research Reports to N.E.C.Inst., viz.: "Comparative Trials of ss. Cairnross ' (Geared Turbines), and ss. Cairngowan ' " (N.E.C.I. Trans.); "Some Insufficiently Considered Details in Ship Construction" (N.E.C.I. Trans.); "Report on Certain Methods of Producing Vacuum" (Orde, Cairns and Morrow); "Report on Tests of Auxiliary Condensers" (Morrow and Cairns ). Address: c /o Cairns Noble and Co., Ltd., Akenside House, Newcastleon-Tyne. T. A.: " c/o Gowan, Newcastle-on-Tyne.