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  • River, so as to open a route of communication with the army in Utah. An iron steamer, constructed in Philadelphia, was taken in sections to the Gulf of California
    786 bytes (36 words) - 23:18, 23 August 2015
  • 1838 the first steamers of British build, the Great Western and the Sirius, made the westward passage. The first steamer constructed of iron was the Aaron
    284 bytes (2,444 words) - 07:22, 15 February 2013
  • voyaging in U.S. steamers on the Hudson and Delaware rivers. In Nov. 1839 he procured command of the Hon.E.I.Co.’s iron war-steamer Nemesis, and, as the
    520 bytes (2,411 words) - 18:46, 20 November 2014
  • Delaware. In November 1839 he obtained command of the Nemesis, an iron paddle steamer specially built at Liverpool for the East India Company, fitted with
    379 bytes (835 words) - 16:59, 30 March 2013
  • ships, but surpassed in speed all the other vessels. The success of the iron steamers was from the first undoubted, and in course of time it was found advisable
    356 bytes (617 words) - 08:21, 18 February 2013
  • and who is said (Chambers) to have designed and constructed the first iron steamer that went to sea. At two-and-twenty Neilson was appointed, with a salary
    387 bytes (2,338 words) - 17:43, 11 February 2013
  • evidence that the washing about of a copper nail, in the bilge of the iron steamer Grappler, destroyed one of her plates, and caused a dangerous leak. Both
    515 bytes (18 words) - 13:06, 26 August 2015
  • 55.—Machinery of Twin-Screw Steamer of 1804. are hardly yet familiar to engineers. The revolving battery protected by iron plating is another of what
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  • by his skill, energy, and talent for organisation, the building of iron steamers was developed in an extraordinary degree. The Arizona, Alaska, the ill-fated
    351 bytes (518 words) - 21:20, 10 September 2011
  • first, it is said, on the Clyde, began building iron steamers; they built also a large number of iron canal boats, many of which are still (1894) existent
    370 bytes (439 words) - 20:42, 8 December 2012
  • carried on in iron steamers built after his design. Returning to India in 1833, he was appointed controller of the company's steamers, which post he
    361 bytes (464 words) - 20:29, 14 November 2012
  • field-ice encountered, although it would have compelled an ordinary iron steamer to go dead-slow, gave no trouble to the Neptune, the vessel running at
    762 bytes (31 words) - 22:24, 29 September 2015
  • governor of South Australia, offered a bonus of 4,000l. for the first two iron steamers, of not less than 40 horse-power and of not more than 2 ft. draught
    350 bytes (910 words) - 08:57, 4 March 2013
  • Abrahams & Ashcroft, own- ers, Baltimore, 357 Achilles, British iron screw steamer, 332 Ackley, Samuel, builder N. Y., 16, 17 Ada, Brit, clipper ship
    243 bytes (23 words) - 08:53, 26 September 2013
  • ship was first mentioned. Morten maintained that they ought to buy an iron steamer in England, either on their own account or in partnership with some of
    62 bytes (3,046 words) - 10:39, 24 November 2012
  • the stern, the vessel would not steer. In 1838 he constructed the iron screw-steamer “Robert F. Stockton,” which crossed the Atlantic under canvas in 1839
    13 KB (2,077 words) - 21:44, 30 December 2011
  • are in a flourishing condition. A wharf for building and repairing iron steamers was constructed in 1889. The manufactures include woollen and cotton
    266 bytes (954 words) - 01:38, 25 August 2013
  • this question; and in 1839 and 1840 superintended the construction of iron steamers, which not only made the voyage round the Cape successfully, but proved
    8 KB (1,188 words) - 17:54, 25 December 2012
  • good style. In 1819 he entered into a speculative attempt to promote iron steamers on the Seine, and being the moneyed man of the company, and at the same
    407 bytes (5,845 words) - 12:58, 7 September 2011
  • that in future all valuable cargoes, at least, would be carried in iron steamers, not, as formerly, in wooden sailing ships. Since the abolition of the
    658 bytes (3,718 words) - 13:50, 28 September 2013

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