THOMAS TELFORD 1757-1834
Telford, the son of a shepherd, was born in Westerkirk, Scotland in
1757. At the age of 14 he was apprenticed to a stonemason. He worked for
a time in Edinburgh and in 1792 he moved to London
where he was involved in building additions to Somerset House. Two years
later he found work at Portsmouth dockyard.
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The ultimate Robot Boat. Solarnavigator uses an advanced SWASSH hull as the platform
to mount the world's first autonomous circumnavigation. A successful expedition could pave the way for improved safety at sea.
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