Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Ramsey

From Graces Guide

Became known for saving the Nulli Secundus airship when it was moored at Crystal Palace. During a storm on 10th October 1907 when it was breaking away from its mooring and after opening the escape valves he tied a knife on to a pole and cut the balloon open to prevent its destruction.

1915 Awarded the M.C.

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