Edward Mounier Boxer
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In 1855 he was appointed Superintendent of the Royal Laboratory of the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich.
He is known primarily two of his inventions:
- The 1865 "Boxer rocket", an early two-stage rocket, used for marine rescue line throwing
- His 1866 "Boxer primer", very popular for centerfire ammunition
- Hiram Berdan, inventor of the competing primer
- "Rocket and Rocket Launcher", "Rocket shed brochure"