- BARNABY K C
- \.. 1887 Southampton/UK - 22.3.1968 /UK\Kenneth C. Barnaby served his apprenticeship at the Thornycroft shipyard in Southampton and graduated in engineering from the Central Technical College, South Kensington, London. He worked for some years in Le Havre and at John Brown's shipyard in Clydebank before rejoining his old firm in 1916 as assistant to the shipyard manager. In 1919, he went to Rio de Janeiro as a chief ship draftsman, and then returned to Thornycroft. In 1924 he succeeded his father as naval architect, and remained in that post until his retirement in 1955, after having been appointed director in 1950. Barnaby was made an OBE in 1945; he was an associate of the City and Guilds Institute. He was further awarded the 1962 Froude Gold Medal from the Institution of Naval Architects, and he was its Honorary Vice-President from 1960.\Barnaby was an eminent naval architect, as were his father Sydney and his grandfather Sir Nathaniel (1829-1915) before him. At one time, all three were Members of the Institution of Naval Architects, the first time that this had occurred with three members of a family. Barnaby had a wide knowledge and understanding of ships and ship design. During World War II he was responsible for much of the development work for landing craft, as well as for other specialist ships built at the Southampton yard. His experience as a deep-sea yachtsman assisted him. He wrote several important books, such as the centennial book on the Institution of Naval Architects in 1960 or the centennial book on the Thornycroft shipyard in 1964. In the 1960 book, which was and still is widely read by naval architects worldwide, he reviewed every paper presented and almost every verbal contribution made on the Transactions during its one hundred years.\Anonymous (1968). Kenneth C. Barnaby OBE. Trans. Institution of Naval Architects 110: liv. PBarnaby, K.C. (1923). Powering of motor ships. Trans. Institution Naval Architects 65: 138- 160.Barnaby, K.C. (1943). Coefficient of propulsive efficiency. Trans. Inst. Naval Arch. 85: 118-141. Barnaby, K.C. (1948). Basic naval architecture. Hutchinson's: London.Barnaby, K.C. (1960). The Institution of Naval Architects 1860-1960. Royal Institution of Naval Architects: London.Barnaby, K.C. (1964). 100 years of specialized shipbuilding and engineering: John I. Thornycroft centenary. Hutchinson: London.Barnaby, K.C. (1968). Some ship disasters and their causes. Hutchinson: London.Day, L., McNeil, I., eds. (1996). Barnaby, Kenneth Cloves. Biographical dictionary of the history of technology: 42-43. Routledge: London.
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