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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Samuel Murray Robinson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A116
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Naval History Project
Description: Naval engineering, electric ship propulsion; Puget Sound Navy Yard, 1927-31; Chief of Bureau Engineering, 1931; development of high speed diesel engine; Chief of Bureau of Ships, 1940; Chief of Procurement and Material, 1942-46; Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, 1946-51.
Extent: Transcript: 56 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part VI, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Robinson, Samuel Murray, 1882-1972
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1882
Speaker occupation: Naval officer
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Cromie, William
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Engineers; Military engineering--United States; North America; Shipbuilding; U.S. Navy; United States; Veterans
Topics discussed - Other terms: Naval construction; Robinson, Samuel Murray, 1882-1972; United States--Navy Dept--Bureau of Engineering; United States--Navy Dept--Bureau of Ships; Webb Institute of Naval Architecture
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017007-12450