- As a shipbuilder, Cockerell was trying to find a solution to the problem of the wave resistance which wastes a good deal of a surface ship's power and limits its speed.
- In October 2007, STX Group made its first overseas acquisition, taking a 39.2% stake in Norway's Aker Yards, a shipbuilder that specializes in complex, high-end vessels.
- There is a vein of melancholy in his character.
- There was a long lag in forwarding mail to us.
- A bowl of hot chicken soup is good for you.