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Stuart Fullerton Clark

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Stuart Fullerton Clark (1881-1949)

1950 Obituary [1]

"STUART FULLERTON CLARK, who was born in 1881, was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby, and technical schools in Bootle and Waterloo, Liverpool.

On the termination of a five years' apprenticeship with Messrs. David Rollo and Sons, Ltd., Liverpool, marine engineers and shipbuilders, in 1903, he became an improver with Messrs. Harland and Wolff, Belfast. Following brief appointments as junior draughtsman to firms in Liverpool he went to sea as assistant marine-engineer and successively served in that capacity with the Moss Steamship Co, the Johnstone Line, and the coast lines service of the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1912 he was appointed senior marine-engineer at the Victoria machine depot, British Columbia. Meanwhile he had qualified for his first-class Board of Trade Certificate. In 1915 he joined the staff of the Imperial Munitions Board of Canada as inspector of shells and marine machinery and was responsible for the design and installation of the latter. From 1919 to 1921 he was in business as proprietor of an automobile engineering and haulage works at Victoria, British Columbia. He then returned to England and began to practise as a consulting engineer and motor assessor in Liverpool, establishing a connection with the Yorkshire Insurance Co as their engineer inspector which he retained for many years. Mr. Clark had been an Associate Member of the Institution since 1923. His death occurred on 21st April 1949."

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