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Transatlantic paddle steamers

Hereward Philip Spratt

Transatlantic paddle steamers

by Hereward Philip Spratt

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Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Paddle steamers.,
    • Shipbuilding -- History.,
    • Steam-navigation -- Atlantic Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p.80-82

      Statementby H. Philip Spratt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM615 .S69 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 92p.
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5653171M
      LC Control Number68094028
      OCLC/WorldCa1193376

      - Explore marcomaceri77's board "Transatlantic Steamers" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ship poster, Isambard kingdom brunel, Vintage travel posters pins. The year marks the high-water mark of the paddle-steamer era. In that year were built the Adriatic, by the Collins line, and the Persia, as a competitor (and the twenty-eighth ship of the company), by the Cunard. But the former was of wood, the latter of iron.

      A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water. In antiquity, paddle wheelers followed the development of poles, oars and sails, where the first uses were wheelers driven by animals or humans. In the early 19th century, paddle wheels were the predominant way of propulsion for steam . Paddle steamers of the Gippsland Lakes and rivers; Transatlantic paddle steamers; A decline of the paddle steamer, by Richard H. Coton; Paddle steamers; [illustrated and described by] Peter W. M. Griffin; Biblical interpretation in ancient Israel / Michael Fishbane.

      A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.. In antiquity, paddle wheelers followed the development of poles, oars and sails, where the first uses were wheelers driven by animals or humans. Modern paddle wheelers may be powered by diesel engines. [lower-alpha 1] Save . Transatlantic Paddle Steamers (Book): Spratt, Hereward Philip. On Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.


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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. This volume covers the whole era of paddle-wheel propulsion on the Atlantic, a phase of technical history to which Mr.

Spratt has devoted much original and painstaking research. From the famous American Savannah of to the last Cunard paddle steamer Scotia of and the last French Line paddle steamers to be built for transatlantic service.

Buy Transatlantic Paddle Steamers 2nd Revised edition by Spratt, (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Spratt. Commencing with the development of this type of craft, we then find chapters on; transatlantic crossings, cross-channel traffic, excursion trade, ferries, river and lake steamers and the paddle steamer at war before discovering further, interesting sections on how the wheel works, some oddities, the decline of the paddle steamer and, finally Reviews: 4.

The Britannia-class was the Cunard Line's initial fleet of wooden paddlers that established the first year round scheduled Atlantic steamship service in Bysteamships carried half of the transatlantic saloon passengers and Cunard dominated this trade.

While the units of the Britannia class were solid performers, they were not superior to many of the other steamers.

At this stage, paddle-steamers were like sailing ships with auxiliary engines, rather than steam ships with auxiliary sail. Inthe sailing packet Savannah, originally designed for the New York-Le Havre run, was fitted with a crude 90 hp steam.

A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam-powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically move (turn) propellers or first steamships came into practical usage during the early s; however, there were exceptions that came before.

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length between perpendiculars: feet. breadth of hull: feet. breadth over paddle boxes: feet. I changed the rating: 8 out of 10 for quality of parts and plastic, No rating for accuracy. Transatlantic Paddle Steamers by H. Philip Spratt (Hardback) $ + $ shipping. Paddle Steamer Machinery: A Layman's Guide by Ramsay, R.J.

Book The Fast Free. $ Free shipping. Ocean Pictures: The Golden Age of Transatlantic Seller Rating: % positive. Early liners were made out of wood and used paddle wheels, often complemented by sails, as the main form of propulsion. Their capacity was limited to less than passengers.

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in to over 3, tons, nearly equally divided betweenocean-going and inland vessels ; while the number ofits transatlantic steamship lines and the capitalof its 14 banks $43, Working with Robert Napier, as well as others, Samuel Cunard commissioned four paddle steamers.

The first of ship, Britannia, was launched on 5 February A twin paddle, steam powered ship, Britannia has a top speed of 9 knots allowing her to complete the transatlantic crossing in fourteen days. Covering the early paddle steamers to the last great high-speed, four-screw turbine liners, foremost authority Arnold Kludas uses sumptuous illustrations and detailed text to tell the tale of rivalry and remarkable engineering that embraced the commercial motivation of the great shipping lines as well as the political ambitions of governments.

Actually, there are a couple books that do discuss the construction of steamers: The Old Steam Navy: The Ironclads - (Volume Two), by Donald L. Canney.I don't know how detailed you are talking about but this book goes into the design, construciton, and history of the various classes of U.S.

Navy ironclad steamers from the monitors to. Book Review: BRUNELS´S SHIPS by Denis Griffiths, Andrew Lambert and Fred M.

Walker. Hardcover: pages Publisher: Chatham Publishing; First Edition edition (20 April ) Language: English Product Dimensions: x x cm, Synopsis: Isambard Kingdom Brunel created a number of quite revolutionary steamships - the Great Western which was the first practical transatlantic paddle.

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The passenger would usually step from train to tender, and from tender to the deck of the steamer. After an hour of sailing the steamers usually reached the Needles, thence followed the coast line past Prawle Point.

When reaching the Bishop's Rock off Scilly the steamship headed out to the.This is the realisation of author's intention to give readers a simple, quick reference book, illustrating of these old ships and boats up to the turn of the twentieth century.

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