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The first Atlantic liners : seamanship in the age of paddle wheel, sail, and screw

Author: Peter Allington; Basil Greenhill
Publisher: London : Conway Maritime Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work seeks to discover, principally by the examination of the evidence in logs of several ocean-going steamers, just how the owners and seamen of the day contrived to make paddle-wheel  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allington, Peter.
First Atlantic liners.
London : Conway Maritime Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606084008
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Allington; Basil Greenhill
ISBN: 085177668X 9780851776682
OCLC Number: 37398284
Description: 167 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The riddle of the day --
The early days 1804-38 --
Sail assist and steam assist, true and apparent wind --
Hull shape and stability- some contemporary ideas --
The engines and boilers --
Paddle wheels --
Masting, rigging and sails --
Handling sail and steam- passage making and navigation --
Handling under power --
Rules and regulations --
Further development of sail assist: modern applications and the future.
Responsibility: Peter Allington, Basil Greenhill.

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