On the Form and Materials of Iron Plated Ship, and the points requiring attention in their construction

On the Form and Materials of Iron Plated Ship, and the points requiring attention in their construction

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Samuda, Joseph D'Aguilar

London, printed by William Clowes and Sons, 1864.

73 pages. original pamphlet in modern marbled paper wrappers.

good clean condition. 


reprinted from a paper delivered to the Institution of Civil Engineers, edited by Charles Manby and James Forrest, and including an abstract of the discussion upon the paper.

Joseph Samuda was an important figure in 19th-century shipbuilding, and his yard on the Isle of Dogs was responsible for many of the iron steamships built for the Royal Navy.