Catalogue description WILLIAM HARRISON

This record is held by Teesside Archives

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Records of William Harrison

Date: 1909-1984
Held by: Teesside Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Harrison, William f1 1917-1963

Physical description: 79 SERIES
  • Industry
  • Shipbuilding
Administrative / biographical background:

William Harrison began work at Smith's Dock, South Bank in 1917 as an apprentice Shipyard Draughtsman. He lost his job during the Depression, but after a few months' unemployment was recalled to Smith's Dock in September 1933. He became Shipyard Chief Draughtsman in 1940 and was awarded the M.B.E. in 1946. The dates of his autobiography indicate that he retired in 1963.

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