Prof. F. P. Purvis


    THE announcement of the death at Seaford, on February 20, of Prof. Frank Prior Purvis will be read with regret by all those interested in the progress of naval architecture, for he was the last surviving assistant of William Froude at the Admiralty Experimental Tank at Torquay.

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    Prof. F. P. Purvis. Nature 145, 414 (1940).

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