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Andrews, Thomas

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Born: 1813 AD
Died: 1885 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Chemists, Physicists

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1873 - Born at Andara House, Comber, County Down, Ireland on the 7th of February.

1884 - Andrews began attending the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.

1901 - At Harland and Wolff, Andrews worked his way up through the company and became the manager of the construction works.

1907 - Andrews was appointed the managing director and head of the draughting department at Harland and Wolff. During his long years of apprenticeship, study, and work, Andrews had become well liked in the company and amongst the shipyards employees.

1907 - Andrews began to oversee the plans for a new superliner, the RMS Olympic for the White Star Line.

1908 - On the 24th of June, he married Helen Reilly Barbour, with whom he had a daughter, Elizabeth Law Barber Andrews.

1912 - The Titanic was no exception, so Andrews and the rest of his Harland and Wolff group travelled from Belfast to Southampton on Titanic for the beginning of Titanic's maiden voyage on the 10th of April.

         - Died on the 15th of April.














 

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