The Advent of Steam: Merchant Steamship Before 1900 (Conway's History of the Ship)

The Advent of Steam: Merchant Steamship Before 1900 (Conway's History of the Ship) by Basil Greenhill, etc.

ISBN10: 0851775632
ISBN13: 978-0851775630
Author: Basil Greenhill, etc.
Title: The Advent of Steam: Merchant Steamship Before 1900 (Conway's History of the Ship)
Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd (July 28, 1999)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1833 kb
Size PDF: 1708 kb
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Subcategory: Transportation

The Advent of Steam: Merchant Steamship Before 1900 (Conway's History of the Ship) by Basil Greenhill, etc.



The advent of steam power was one of the greatest innovations in maritime transport since the development of the three-masted ship. This book examines the history of the merchant steamship, from the introduction of the paddle to screw propulsion and the emergence of efficient compound engines.

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