Pettit Smith, Sir Francis

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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

  • 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

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