See also:English engineer, was
See also:born in 1825 at Heworth, Durham . Like most
See also:engineers of his generation he was engaged in railway
See also:work in the early
See also:part of his career, but subsequently he devoted himself to
See also:engineering and the improvement of estuaries and harbours for the purposes of navigation . He was employed in connexion with some of the largest and most important
See also:water-ways of the
See also:world . After serving in the
See also:Crimea as a captain of engineers in the Anglo-
See also:Turkish contingent, he was in 1856 appointed engineer-in-chief for the
See also:works carried out by the
See also:European Commission of the
See also:Danube for improving the navigation at the mouths of that
See also:river, and that position he retained till 1872, when he became consulting engineer to the Commission (see DANUBE) . In 1875 he was one of the
See also:committee appointed by the authority of the U.S.A . Congress to
See also:report on the works necessary to
See also:form and maintain a deep channel through the south pass of the
See also:delta; and in 1884 the
See also:government nominated him a member of the
See also:international technical commission for widening the
See also:Suez Canal . In addition he was consulted by the British and other governments in connexion with many other river and
See also:harbour works, including the improvement of the navigation of the
See also:Hugli, Don and
See also:Dnieper, and of the ports of
See also:Odessa, Trieste, Kustendjie, Burgas,
See also:Varna and
See also:Durban . He was knighted in 1862, and became K.C.M.G. in 1884 .
JONATHAN SCOTT HARTLEY (1845– )
SAMUEL HARTLIB (c. 1599–c. 1670)
Hartley died in 1915. see: Hartley, C.W.S, 1989, A biography of Sir Charles Hartley, Civil engineer 1825-1915. Studies in British History volume 9.
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