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BELFAST TITANIC SOCIETY - ‘Walter H Wilson – H&W’s fourth man’

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~ 8th February 2021 ~ Richard Graham's talk: ‘Walter H Wilson – H&W’s fourth man’ 7pm (GMT) 8th February 2021

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Online talk by Richard Graham, Local Historian

Walter Henry Wilson was the fourth partner in the shipyard. He was born in Belfast on the 4th November 1839. Educated at the Gracehill near Ballymena and Chester College, he adopted naval architecture and engineering as his profession, he was the first gentleman apprentice taken on by Robert Hickson in his shipyard in 1857.

Hear more about this important figure in the H&W shipyard story, more about his apprenticeships his work in the drawing-office and his role as chief draughtsman, sub-manager, general manager of the works and then how he was taken into H&W partnership.

See one of Richard Grahams other talks here: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/bank-buildings-story-behind-facade

7pm start time (GMT - please check your local time zone)

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