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John Garney Freeman

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John Garney Freeman (1879- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Dock and Harbour Engineer, 53, Lee Park, Blackheath, S.E.3. T. N.: Avenue 5515 Lee Green 143. b. 1879. Ed. Privately. Articled to R. E. Wilson, M.Inst.C.E., engaged on Railway, Dock, Harbour, Waterworks Schemes in drawing office and on the works. Twelve months as Assistant in electric lighting works, North London; 7 years as Assistant Engineer at Head Offices of the late London and India Docks Co., in designing and carrying out building and dock works generally; 3 years as Assistant Engineer and Acting Resident Engineer at the various docks, in charge of maintenance and new works and alterations; 10 years as Resident Engineer, London Docks, in charge of maintenance, new works and alterations on a large scale. Chief Works: Cold storage installations, brick and ferro-concrete sheds and warehouses, drainage works, installing swing and fixed bridges, pumps, engines, boilers, pierheads and jetties, controlling the maintenance and working of a large Dock estate.

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