John Scott Russell
(1808-1882)

Died aged c. 74

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons
Open Plaques on Flickr

The Great Eastern (launched 1858) largest steamship of the century was built here by I.K. Brunel and J. Scott Russell

Burrell's Wharf, Westferry Road, London, United Kingdom where they built The Great Eastern

Near this spot John Scott Russell discovered the Solitary Wave in August 1834

Scott Russell Aqueduct, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they discovered the Solitary Wave