Russell, John Scott
05/08/1808 - 08/08/1882
University of Edinburgh; University of St. Andrews; University of Glasgow
Naval architect; one of the secretaries of the royal commission for the Great Exhibition of 1851; constructed the steamship Great Eastern; wrote On the nature of steam and on the steam navigation (1841) and other works. See Boase III: 352-3.
(Also in the Wellesley Index.)