Collection OM/19 - Ian Bridge papers

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GB 249 OM/19


Ian Bridge papers


  • 1946 - 1978 (Creation)

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Ian Bridge was educated at Allan Glen's School, Glasgow, 1924-1931, and at the University of Glasgow, 1931-1935, where he was awarded a B.Sc. in engineering with first class honours in naval architecture. He served an apprenticeship with William Denny & Brothers Ltd., 1932-1937, and went on to work for their Experiment Tank, 1937-1946. He subsequently joined the department of shipbuilding and naval architecture at the University of Strathclyde and worked variously as lecturer, 1946-1965; reader, 1965-1970; and professor, 1970-1976. He was appointed to the chair of shipbuilding and naval architecture on 1 June 1970.

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Published papers; application for lectureship in naval architecture; letter of appointment to chair of shipbuilding and naval architecture; lecture notes; papers relating to department of naval architecture.

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  • English

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