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.

Percy Muers

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Percy Muers (1879- )

1922 Engr. Lt.-Commander R.N., M.I.Mar.E., M.I.N.A., F.C.M.S., Cons. Mar. Engr.; Proprietor of Jack and Muers, Cons. Engrs.; .b. 1879; s. of Henry F. Muers, of Northumberland. Ed. Trinity College, Harrogate. Training: London University. Extra First Class Hons., B.O.T. Cert. App. with Thomas Richardson and Sons, West Hartlepool; Engr. in P. and O. Line, Standard Oil Co., etc.; Asst. Works Mangr., Richardson, Westgarth and Co., Ltd., West Hartlepool; Asst. Supt., Standard Oil Co. Steamers; late partner with C. P. M. Jack, in firm of Jack and Muers; introduced the first Cylindrical Oil Carrying Steamers, and supt. the building of 130,000 tons deadweight of these vessels, including 7 large vessels for H.M. Navy; granted Commission as Lt.-Commander, R.N., and served in H.M.S. " Barham," and afterwards on Staff, Admiral Tyne District, for repairs to H.M. Craft; introduced Submersible Mar. Oil Storages, etc. Address: 32, (Great St. Helens, E.C.3.

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