The Model Dockyard Handy-book

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Joseph Lawrence
1868 - 56 pages
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Page 24 - Gd. 55. NAVIGATION ; the Sailor's Sea Book : How to Keep the Log and Work it off, &c. ; Law of Storms, and Explanation of Terms, by J. Greenwood. 2s.
Page 6 - It has been wisely fostered by our sovereigns, who have felt that the security of the kingdom, is increased by every man being more or less a sailor, or connected with the nautical profession.
Page 24 - ENGINEER'S GUIDE TO THE ROYAL AND '"' MERCANTILE NAVIES. By a PRACTICAL ENGINEER. Revised by D. F. M'CARTHY, late of the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton. 3s. 55 PRACTICAL NAVIGATION. Consisting of The Sailor's & Sea-Book. By JAMES GREENWOOD and WH ROSSER. Together with ,_ . the requisite Mathematical and Nautical Tables for the Working of the 204.
Page 6 - England, not only from our insular position and our fine harbours, but because it requires a certain degree of energy and a certain amount of income rarely to be found elsewhere. It has been wisely fostered by our sovereigns, who have felt that the security of the kingdom is increased...
Page 26 - ... simple and direct communication between the cylinder and the wheels rolling upon the rails ; joint adhesion of all the wheels, attained by the use of horizontal connecting rods ; and finally, a beautiful method of exciting the combustion of the fuel by employing the waste steam, which had formerly been allowed uselessly to escape into the air.
Page 14 - The main channel-wales a The cutwater and figure-head b The fore shrouds and ratlines c Ditto, topmast ditto d Top-gallant shrouds e Top-gallant back-stay f Topmast back-stay ggg Topsail ties h Main shrouds, &c., or main rigging i Ditto, topmast ditto j Ditto, top-gallant ditto k Ditto, ditto, back-stay 1 Ditto, topmast ditto m Mizen shrouds n Ditto, topmast ditto o Ditto, top-gallant ditto...
Page 18 - Paley's mind, which quite unfitted him for being a respecter of persons. The pomp, the circumstance, the chivalry of rank were lost upon him. He had a touch in him of Peter Bell, — ' A primrose on the river's brim, A yellow primrose was to him, And it was nothing more.
Page 24 - NAVIGATION AND SHIP-BUILDING. 51. NAVAL ARCHITECTURE, by J. Peake. 3s. 53*. SHIPS FOR OCEAN AND RIVER SERVICE, Construction of, by Captain HA Sommerfeldt. Is.
Page 24 - Denison. 3s. 6d. 78. STEAM AND LOCOMOTION, on the Principle of connecting Science with Practice, by J. Sewell. 2s. 78*. LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES, by GD Dempsey.
Page 43 - The arm of a crank is the distance from the centre of the shaft to the centre of the crank pin, and similarly the " throw" of an eccentric is the distance from the centre of the shaft to the centre of the eccentric disc.

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