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People/Characters: Victoria Drummond

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Victoria Alexandrina Drummond MBE (14 October 1894 – 1978), was the first woman marine engineer in Britain and first woman member of Institute of Marine Engineers. She was born at Errol, the daughter of Capt. Malcolm Drummond, JP and Geraldine Margaret Tyssen-Amherst, and a goddaughter of Queen Victoria. She went to sea in the 1920s, initiating a career then thought unsuitable for a lady.

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