Byrd Charles( English mechanic)
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In 1786, Mr.. came to Russia and joined the Alexander cannon-casting plant in Petrozavodsk. In 1792, Mr.. Bird in the company with an Englishman Morgan built the first in St. Petersburg. mechanical and foundry, at the mouth of the Neva, but here he built a shipyard, a sawmill, a steam flour, 1815 g. Byrd introduced a constant Shipping on the Neva and flights between St. Petersburg. and Kronstadt, built cargo ships, which by tugboats transporting goods from Kronstadt to St. Petersburg. He was engaged in the construction of bridges, the sleeves of the Neva, steam engines for St. Petersburg. arsenal of machine tools and machinery for the mint, etc.. He died in 1843, leaving a very large state. At his death (1843), his son Francis continued success with his father's work, but the Gut. on-sold in Benardaki. F. Berg died in 1864. The factory operates, and now, is widely developed their own means.