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Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (John Elder Chair)

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The John Elder Chair of Naval Architecture was named for John Elder (1824-1869), the Clyde shipbuilder and marine engineer. It was founded in 1883 and endowed by Elder's widow, Isabella (1828-1905).

In 2001 the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering merged with the Department of Ship and Marine Technology at the University of Strathclyde to form the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, jointly owned by the Universities.

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Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (John Elder Chair)
Award Type: Professorships
Year Founded: 1883
Record last updated: 10th Apr 2008

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