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George Charles Manning

George Charles Manning, American naval architect. Recipient Medalha Naval de Servicos Distintos, Brazil. member of faculty, United States Navy Post Graduate School, 1940-1941; Member of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Institution Naval Architects. Naval Order of the United States, United States Naval Institute, N.E. Coast Institute of Engineers and Shipbuilders. Republican; Club: Propeller.

Background

  • Manning, George Charles was born on July 28, 1892 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Joseph S. and Barbara C. (Miller) Manning.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1914. S.M. Entertainment, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1920. Doctor of Science, Villanova College, 1951.

    Career

    • Ferdinand L., Joseph M. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1914. Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, Construction Corps, 1917-1939. Administrator for George C. Sharp, naval architect, 1939-1940.

      Member of faculty, United States Navy Post Graduate School, 1940-1941. Lecturer in naval architecture, Massachusetts Institute Technology, Cambridge, 1936-1939, associate professor naval architecture, 1938-1944, professor, 1944-1958, professor emeritus, since 1958, head of department, 1950-1952. Professor naval architect Escola Politencica University de São Paulo 1957-1959, professor emeritus, since 1959.

    Works

    • Author: Manual of Naval Architecture, 1929. Manual of Ship Construction, 1942. Basic Design of Ships, 1945.

      The Theory and Technique of Ship Design, 1956. Fundamentals of Theoretical Naval Architecture, 1958. Co-author: Principles of Warship Construction, 1923.

      Damage Control, 1944. Principles of Naval Architecture, 1939. Also articles on naval architecture and shipbuilding.

    Membership

    Member of faculty, United States Navy Post Graduate School, 1940-1941. Member of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Institution Naval Architects. Naval Order of the United States, United States Naval Institute, N.E. Coast Institute of Engineers and Shipbuilders.

    Republican; Club: Propeller.

    Connections

    • Married Blanche M. Larue, February 9, 1918. Children: George Charles.
    • father: Joseph S. Manning
    • mother: Barbara C. (Miller) Manning
    • spouse: Blanche M. Larue
    • child: George Charles Manning
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    Born July 28, 1892
    Died September 19, 1964
    (aged 72)
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