Thursday, October 6, 2016

Ardeshir Cursetjee Wadia

Today is the birth anniversary of Ardeshir Cursetjee Wadia, an eminent shipbuilder, engineer and innovator who introduced new technology in fields as diverse as gas lighting, sewing machine and steam engines.
A scion of renowned Wadia family of shipbuilders that constructed the Bombay Dockyard, he received training in England.
He was the first Indian to be made a Fellow of the Royal Society, London.
Our humble tributes !

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