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Advent Steam: The Merchant Steamship before 1900
     

Advent Steam: The Merchant Steamship before 1900

by Robert Gardiner, Basil Greenhill (Editor)
 
Follow the evolution of the steamship from the paddle steamer, to the screw-propelled vessel, to the introduction of the marine compound engine that cut fuel consumption and required less room on the ship. Also explained is the introduction of iron construction. The adoption of steam power in the United States, Europe, and the Far East is explored through original

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Follow the evolution of the steamship from the paddle steamer, to the screw-propelled vessel, to the introduction of the marine compound engine that cut fuel consumption and required less room on the ship. Also explained is the introduction of iron construction. The adoption of steam power in the United States, Europe, and the Far East is explored through original research and re-interpretation. Conway's History of the Ship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785812708
Publisher:
Chartwell Books
Publication date:
09/15/2000
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
10.18(w) x 11.97(h) x 0.76(d)

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