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Smith, Sir Francis Pettit

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  • Smith, Sir Francis Pettit — SUBJECT AREA: Ports and shipping [br] b. 9 February 1808 Copperhurst Farm, near Hythe, Kent, England d. 12 February 1874 South Kensington, London, England [br] English inventor of the screw propeller. [br] Smith was the only son of Charles Smith …   Biographical history of technology

  • Pettit Smith, Sir Francis — See: Smith, Sir Francis Pettit …   Biographical history of technology

  • Francis Pettit Smith — Naissance 9 février 1808 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Francis Pettit Smith — Sir Francis Pettit Smith (1808 12 February 1874) was a British inventor and, along with Frédéric Sauvage and John Ericsson, one of at least three people disputably viewed as inventor of the screw propeller.Early lifeHe was born at Hythe, Kent… …   Wikipedia

  • SMITH F P — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 9.2.1808 Hythe/UK 12.2.1874 London/UK As a boy Francis Pettit Smith showed much skill in constructing model boats, mainly in devising their means of propulsion. He maintained this interest into adult… …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • Smith — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour l’article homophone, voir Smyth. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Francis Petit Smith — Hélice marine Article principal : Hélice. Hélice de navire L hélice est le moyen de propulsion le plus courant pour déplacer un bateau ou un sous marin. L application de la propulsion des navires par l hélice …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ports and shipping — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Archimedes of Syracuse Armstrong, Sir William George Atwood, George Ayre, Sir Amos Lowrey Barlow, Peter Barnaby, Kenneth C. Barnett, James Rennie Bell, Henry …   Biographical history of technology

  • George Rennie (engineer) — George Rennie (3 December 1791 ndash; 30 March, 1866) was an engineer born in London, England. He was the son of the Scottish engineer John Rennie and the brother of Sir John Rennie.Born in the parish of Christchurch, Blackfriars Road, London, on …   Wikipedia

  • naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …   Universalium

  • Ericsson, John — SUBJECT AREA: Ports and shipping, Railways and locomotives [br] b. 31 July 1803 Farnebo, Sweden d. 8 March 1899 New York, USA [br] Swedish (naturalized American 1848) engineer and inventor. [br] The son of a mine owner and inspector, Ericsson s… …   Biographical history of technology

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