The great iron ship
The Great Eastern, launched in 1858, was the largest iron ship ever built. Designed to carry more passengers than the Queen Mary, and too large for the Suez Canal of her day, it was this ship that laid the Atlantic cable. Yet, this ship was also believed to be haunted by a jinx that killed, maimed, or financially ruined hundreds of men. The story of this ship encompasses geniuses, charlatans, crackpots, and celebrities, from the ill-fated I. K. Brunel, considered the greatest engineer of his day, to Louis Napoleon of France, who was thrown for heavy financial losses by the erratic vessel.
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The Great Eastern has always enthralled me, this book written 60 yrs ago, and 100 yrs after the ships launch is outstanding. It is incredible the lives that intersected with the Great Iron Ship ... Read full review
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By James Dugan, written in 1953. This book is about the history of the largest and most innovative ship ever built up to the time, which was 1853, the name of this ship was the Great Eastern. The ship ... Read full review
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he author of “The Great Iron Ship” has now managed to compress 5000 years of undersea history within a book of moderate size. According to the publisher’s ...
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Title: The Great Iron Ship - The story of the Great Eastern Author: James Dugan. Covering dates, 1953. Availability, Open Document, Open Description, ...
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The Great Iron Ship, James Dugan. The Making of a Sailor, The Photographic Story of Schoolships Under Sail, Alan J. Villiers, $40.00 ...
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