Colin Archer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Colin Archer

Norwegian naval architect/shipbuilder of Scottish descent

Date of Birth: 22-Jul-1832

Place of Birth: Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

Date of Death: 08-Feb-1921

Profession: engineer, structural engineer, shipbuilder

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Colin Archer

  • Colin Archer (22 July 1832 – 8 February 1921) was a Norwegian naval architect and shipbuilder known for his seaworthy pilot and rescue boats and the larger sailing and polar ships.
  • His most famous ship is the Fram, used on both in Fridtjof Nansen's and Roald Amundsen's polar expeditions.

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