Submarine Engineering of To-day: A Popular Account of the Methods by which Sunken Ships are Raised, Docks Built, Rocks Blasted Away, Tunnels Axcavated, and Many Other Feats of Engineering Beneath the Surface of the Water, Together with a Description of the Latest Type of Submarine Boats
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