Carlo La Torre Italy

Biography of Carlo La Torre

Carlo La Torre graduated BSc in Naval Engineering from the University of Glasgow in 1904. He was born in La Spezia, Italy, to Vittorio La Torre, a retired Commander of the Italian Navy.

In 1896 La Torre enrolled to study Science, specialising in Naval Architecture. During his time at the University he studied Mathematics, Analytical and Systematic Chemistry, Naval Architecture, and Natural Philosophy under Lord Kelvin. La Torre went on to work for the engineering firm Corrie MacColl & Son in London.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/39 General Council Register 1912
  • R8/5/17/5 Matriculation Slips 1896-7 K-M
  • R9/1/10 Class Catalogue 1900-1905
  • R9/1/9 Class Catalogue 1895-1900


Carlo La Torre
Born 5 December 1875.
GU Degree: BSc, 1904; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers, naval; naval architects
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1904
Record last updated: 6th Jan 2014

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Italy Italy, Liguria, La Spezia
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