Ernst Welin

Antonis Marinispast-chairman

Mr Axel-Welin

Ernst Axel Martin Welin

(born 1862, died 1951)


Chairman from around 1929 until around 1940.


Ernst Axel Martin Welin was a Swedish inventor and industrialist. In 1889 he started his own engineering firm, the Welin Davit & Engineering Company Ltd. He soon designed the famed Welin Breech. He invented a new and improved davit for lowering boats on board ship, which became known as the Welin davit. He was awarded the John Scott Medal of The Franklin Institute in 1911.

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