Henry Royce in St Margaret's. 1913 - 1917
A brief account of Sir Henry Royce’s move to St Margaret’s Bay in 1913.
Text from an exhibition panel used in Dover Museum by Christine Waterman
A description of Henry Royce’s work at his cliff top house in St Margaret’s during WW1 where he developed the first Rolls- Royce aero engine, the Eagle engine, which was used in many British aircraft and later powered the first transatlantic flight by Alcock and Brown.
Royce also designed the Hawk and Falcon engines at St Margaret’s.
CreatorWaterman, Christine (Former Director Of Housing, Tourism and Culture, Dover District Council) ?
Date of creation2010
Date of coverage1913 - 1918
PlaceSt. Margaret's Bay, Granville Road
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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