DOUGLASS, WILLIAM TREGARTHEN #
- Born: 1857 Died: 1913
English-born lighthouse engineer, for whom see the obituary in Min.Proc.Inst.CE 197, 331-2. William Tregarthen Douglass, who was son of JOHN NICHOLAS DOUGLASS and nephew of WILLIAM DOUGLASS , was also inspecting engineer to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, and as such was responsible for the design of the lifeboat houses at Portrush, Co. Antrim (1901), and Skerries, Co. Dublin (1902). His own death occurred by drowning when his sailing boat capsized off Start Point, Devon, on 10 August 1913.
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|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, LIFEBOAT HOUSE|
|Nature:||Designs same for Royal National Lifeboat Institution..
Plan and elevations (blueprint), 1900, in PRONI, D2977/37/1/2/16 (see PRONI e-catalogue).
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, SKERRIES, LIFEBOAT HOUSE|
|Nature:||Designs same for Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Tenders invited, June 1902.
Irish Times, 20 Jun 1902.