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marine engineer , Naval architect

Peter John Turner, British Naval architect, marine engineer. Recipient Nobel Peace Prize, 1996.


Turner, Peter John was born on April 8, 1959 in Leicester, England. Son of Geoffrey Holt and Phyllis Joyce (Cotter) Turner.


Student, Stroud College, Glouceshire, England, 1977. Student, Bath College, England, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Ship Science, Southampton University, England, 1985.


Apprentice technician, Ministry of Defense Navy, Bath, England, 1977-1981; professional and technical officer, Goddess, Bath, 1981-1985; professional and technical officer, Logistic Support Section, Bath, 1985-1991; professional and technical officer, Goddess Section, Bath, 1991-1993; professional and technical officer, Drawing Office Control Section, Bath, 1993-1997; professional and technical officer, Technology Publs. Section, Bath, 1997-1998; professional and technical officer, General Engineering Section, since 1998. Associate member Institute of Dirs., London, 1994-1995, Institute of Management, London, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Church server St. James Parish Church, Dursley, since 1974. Midshipman Royal Navy Reserve Unit, 1981-1984, member London Diplomatic Academy, 2002. Fellow Institution Diagnostic Engineers.

Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Royal Institution Naval Architects (graduate member), Nautical Institute (companion member), Royal National Lifeboat Institute (life governor), Society Professional Engineers (charitable trustee), Union International des Ingenieurs Profls, Association of Royal Navy Officers, New York Academy of Sciences, National Geography Society, Association Indiana Entrepreneurs.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scouting, campanology, art, sailing, model making.


Geoffrey Holt Turner

Phyllis Joyce (Cotter) Turner