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Howard Irving Chapelle (1901-1975)

Howard Irving Chapelle (1 Feb. 1901 – 30 June 1975) was an American naval architect, curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution, and reasonably prolific author of books and articles on maritime history, and boat, yacht and ship design.


Co-authored with Edwin Tappan Adney:

Co-authored with Leon D. Polland:

Contributor to:

Many of his later papers are archived at the Smithsonian Institution Archivesunder reference SIA RU007228


Revised: 3 December 2011