herbert charles sadler


Naval Architecture 1896-

HERBERT CHARLES SADLER was born in London, England, 1872, son of Frederick Charles and Christina de Wilde (Cater) Sadler. He is a lineal descendant of Sir Ralph Sadler, of the sixteenth century. On his mother's side he is descended from the de Wilde family of The Hague. After a preparatory course at Dulwich College, London, he entered Glasgow University and received the degree of Bachelor of Science in 1893.  The next three years were spent in practical shipbuilding on the Clyde.  In 1896 he was appointed Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture in the University of Glasgow, where he remained four years. In 1900 he was called to the new chair of Naval Architecture in the University of Michigan with the rank of Junior Professor. In 1904 he was made Professor of Naval Architecture. He was president of the Glasgow University Engineering Society from 1896 to 1898. He is a member of the Institute of Naval Architects, of London; the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, of New York; and the Institute of Engineers and Shipbuilders of Scotland. In 1902 the University of Glasgow conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Science.

Burke A. Hinsdale and Isaac Newton Demmon, History of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1906), pp. 320-321.