DAVIS, Sir Robert H.

United Kingdom (1870-1965)

Last updated: April 13, 2017 at 20:49 pm

Creator of Davis False Lung (1911) and the first submersible decompression chamber (1912); inventor of the Davis Submarine Escape Apparatus (DSEA) in 1910; began employment with Siebe and Gorman in 1882; became governing director of Siebe and Gorman in 1932; became life president of Siebe and Gorman in 1959.

Honours and Awards:

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire


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