naval architect


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naval architect

[′nā·vəl ′är·kə‚tekt]
(naval architecture)
An individual who designs ships and makes alterations in them.
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As can be expected from both naval architects and builders, this is a true sailing yacht, performing well at all points of sail and benefitting from exhaustive engineering and superior craftsmanship.
We look forward to seeing over 400 regional and international naval architects and engineering professionals at the event which makes it the largest gathering of its kind in the region," Al Midfa added.
The highlight of the day was undoubtedly the participation of Jordan Vos, a budding ten-year-old naval architect from Botswana, who had seen the Queen Mary 2 on a television documentary and who had written in asking how he could follow in my footsteps and design such ships in the future.
It is the latest marine adventure for Mr Williams, who is regarded as one of the foremost naval architects in the world.
The LCS was designed by Lockheed Martin along with naval architect Gibbs & Cox, shipbuilders Marinette Marine and Bollinger Shipyards.
Larrie Ferreiro is well qualified to take this on, having both trained and worked as a naval architect and having earned a PhD in the history of science and technology.
Managing director Paul Burborough and Naval architect Ian Godbold with the Trusty T23 in the background Picture, ADRIAN PEARMAN
The Grade II listed chapel, which was designed by naval architect George Ledwell Taylor, was built in 1831 by the Admiralty as a place of worship for its employees in the town's Royal Naval Dockyard.
Naval architect Sir John headed the design team at John Brown's shipyard in Clydebank, which built the Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth and the QE2 for the Cunard line.
As a sailor and son of a naval architect, he would have reacted strongly to their layered unshaped timbers and the tilting canvas sails set upon the mighty prow of Taliesin West.
BLUE Funnel Line's celebrated last chief naval architect, Marshall Meek, has died aged 88 at his Northumberland home.
The text also includes a historical background essay by Helen O'Carroll, curator of the Kerry County Museum; an essay on building the replica by Fred Walker, naval architect to the UK's National Maritime Museum; and a captain's log by Michael Coleman, former master of the replica, about sailing a tall ship today.

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