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William R. Steele

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William R. Steele

1922 A.M.I.E.E., M.I.E.S., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Lenabo, Marine Parade, Lee-on-the-Solent. T. A.: "Vernonex, Portsmouth." T. N.: 2362 Portsmouth Extension 99. Ed. Allan Glen's School and The Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Completed full courses both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Five years' apprenticeship with George Russell and Co., Ltd., engineers and crane builders, Motherwell, Scotland. 1906-9—In charge Outside Erection and Leading Draughtsman, Geo. Russell and Co., Ltd i909-ri— Designer and Estimator, Sir William Arrol and Co., Ltd., Crane Department, Parkhead, Glasgow. 1911-14— Chief Draughtsman, Sir Wm. Arrol and Co., Ltd., Mechanical Department, Bridgeton, Glasgow. 1914-17 —Manager of Erection and On-cost Department, Armstrong and Main, Ltd., Glasgow. Since 1917, Admiralty Engineer, H.M.S. "Vernon," Mining Section, Portsmouth. War Services.-1914--17—In charge of erection of munition works and large R.N.A.S. airship stations. 1917-19—Admiralty and Naval Service, H.M.S. " Vernon," Portsmouth.

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