Thomas Davis (shipwright)

Thomas Davis (shipwright)

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Thomas Davis was an English shipwright.

Amsterdam Admiralty

In 1727 the Amsterdam Admiralty, the largest of the six Dutch Chambers that made up the Dutch East India Company, brought in Davis, Charles Bentham and John May to work for them in improving ship design and avoiding the wreck after wreck they had recently been suffering. [cite news | first= | last= | coauthors= | title=OVERZICHT SCHEPEN IN VLOOTLIJSTEN EN ANDERE STUKKEN BEHORENDE BIJ DE FRIESE ADMIRALITEIT VAN 1597 TOT 1795. | date= | publisher= | url =http://www.angelfire.com/vt/sneuper/vlootlijsten.htm | work =De Sneuper | pages = | accessdate = 2008-09-26 | language = Dutch ]

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