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The Screw Propeller: Who Invented It? with Illustrations
Reader in Group Theory Robert Wilson
No preview available - 2016
Admiral Fleming Admiralty advantages average blades Boat fitted canal navigation Captain Ericsson clock-work Committee considerable constructed copy cost Crew double-threaded Dunbar Mechanics Edinburgh engine favour frigate Government Highland Society honour hull introduce the screw inventor JAMES TOD large scale Leith Roads letter Lords Commissioners Lordships machinery per gun Majesty's Service ment merits Navy Officers of Woolwich open sea paddle ships paddle steamers paddle vessels paddle wheels paddles or propellers patent perfectly smooth principle propellers and machinery propulsion pulling oars revolving sculls Robert Wilson rough Royal Scottish Society Scotland screw propeller screw ships screw vessels sculling oar Secretary side paddles Signed Sir David Milne Sir John Sinclair Sir Thomas Dick Smith smooth water Society of Arts Society of Scotland Society's Solicitor-General speed steam boat Stokes Bay Thomas Dick Lauder tion Vice-Admiral Sir David Wilson's invention Wilson's Stern Paddles wind wheel witnessed the experiments Woolwich Dockyard Woolwich Yard