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H. Kenneth Whitehorn

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H. Kenneth Whitehorn (1888- )

1922 B.Sc. (Lond.), A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 18, Meadow Road, Southall, Middlesex. b. 1888. Ed. King Alfred's Grammar School, Wantage; Northampton (Polytechnic) Institute; Engineering Day College, London, E.C. Apprentice, British Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co., Manchester. With H. M. Hobart, M.Inst.C.E., etc., London, later Chief Electrical Designer, J. L. Manufacturing Co., and Submersible Motors, Ltd., Southall. Adviser on commercial designs. Designer of first successful alternating current submersible electric motor capable of admitting sea water. Publications: Various articles in technical press. War Services.—Closely associated with the salvage work for Admiralty done by submersible motors, saving H.M.S. " Lion," etc.

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