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Eustace William Porter

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Eustace William Porter (1872- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.J.Inst.E., Canal, Harbour, Dock and Railway Engineer, Canal Office, Clachnaharry, Inverness. T. A.: "Canal, Inverness." T. N.: 140. b. 1872. Indentured with the Locomotive Superintendent, North London Railway Co., Bow, and subsequently pupil under the late Sir James Inglis (Harbour and Railway Engineer ), while Engineer-in-Chief to the Great Western Railway Company, Paddington. After pupilage was engaged on the Board of Trade Strength of Bridges on the Great Western Railway Investigation Staff. On completion, Assistant to Consulting Engineer for Calcutta Port Trust, Assam-Bengal Railway, Rio Tinto Co.; with the Admiralty Civil Engineer-in-Chief's Department for 7 years; on the Tube and Metropolitan Railways, London; Personal Assistant to F. E. Wentworth-Shields, Engineer for the new 16-acre dock and widening of Trafalgar Dry Dock, London and South Western Railway, Southampton, 5 years. Since 1912, Resident Engineer and Manager, Caledonian Canal, Inverness, Fort William. Publications Premiated paper, Junior Institution of Engineers, "Railway Bridges "; contributions to "World of Science," "Concrete," and other periodicals. Member of the Highland Club. War Services.—Arrangements for and control of special Admiralty mine traffic through Caledonian Canal.

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