Bentham, Sir Samuel

Bentham, Sir Samuel
(11 ene. 1757, Inglaterra–31 may. 1831, Londres).

Ingeniero, arquitecto naval y oficial de marina británico. Fue el hermano de Jeremy Bentham y padre del botánico George Bentham (n. 1800–m. 1884). Un antiguo partidario de las armas con municiones explosivas para naves de guerra, Bentham llevó a la victoria, en 1788, a una fuerza de naves rusas equipadas con cañones con municiones explosivas sobre una fuerza turca más numerosa. En Inglaterra desarrolló la clase Arrow de balandras usadas contra Francia. Sirvió como comisionado de la marina (1807–12).

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