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Account of Some Early Proposals for Steam Navigation.

by Stephen Peter Rigaud

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Published by Printed by S . Collingwood for the Ashmolean Society .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23423017M
OCLC/WorldCa17958931

Book Microform: Microfilm: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Steam-navigation -- Atlantic Ocean. Transportation -- Atlantic Ocean. Steam-navigation. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. ‘An Account of some early Proposals for Steam Navigation’ (ib. ). ‘Captain Savery and his Steam-engine’ (ib. ). ‘On the relative Quantities of Land and Water on the Globe’ (‘Cambr. Phil. Soc. Trans.’ ).

A treatise on navigation by steam comprising a history of the steam engine, and an essay towards a system of the naval tactics peculiar to steam navigation, as applicable both to commerce and maritime warfare; including a comparison ot its advantages as related to other systems in the circumstances of speed, safety and economy, but more particularly in that of the national defence. Boyd Cable, A Hundred Year History of the P. & 0., Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, (London: I. Nicholson 5c Watson, ). Henry Fry, The History of North Atlantic Steam Navigation with Some Account of Early Ships and Shipowners (New York: Scribners, ).

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