Philip Jenkins

Biography of Philip Jenkins

Philip Jenkins
Philip Jenkins

Philip Jenkins was John Elder Professor of Naval Architecture, 1886 to 1891.

Jenkins studied at the Royal Naval College and entered Admiralty service. He was later appointed as assistant to the Chief Ship Surveyor at Lloys'd Register, before succeeding Francis Elgar in the Chair of Naval Architecture at the University in 1886.

Jenkins acted as Chief Ship Surveyor to the British Corporation for the Survey and Registry of Shipping before his death at the age of 37.


Philip Jenkins
Naval Architect

Born 9 March 1854.
Died 13 June 1891.
University Link: Professor
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Occupation categories: naval architects
Record last updated: 11th Apr 2013

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