Joseph W Reed 1858 - 1932

English; British
born in:
Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

1908 - wrote The Development of the Modern Engine. Was, for a time, the manager of the engineering department of Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company, Jarrow. He designed and patented the 'Reed Express Water Tube Boilers'. He also designed and patented a system of forced lubrication for torpedo boat engines which were used in the Latin River Class destroyers. He was a member of various institutions, including the Council of the North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, The Institution of Naval Architects and The Institute of Metals.