2 edition of steamship ʻGreat Britainʼ found in the catalog.
steamship ʻGreat Britainʼ
Grahame E. Farr
Bibliography: p. 23.
|Statement||by Grahame Farr.|
|Series||Historical Association [London] Bristol Branch. Local history pamphlets -- 11., Local history pamphlets (Historical Association (Great Britain). Bristol Branch) : -- no. 11.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 23 p.|
|Number of Pages||23|
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A recent popular poll placed Isambard Kingdom Brunel as the second Greatest Briton of all time, second after Sir Winston Churchill. He was without doubt Britain’s greatest engineer, and of all the legacies he left to the world, one of his greatest was the SS Great Britain. The Great Western Steam Ship Company operated the first regular transatlantic steamer service from until Related to the Great Western Railway, it was expected to achieve the position that was ultimately secured by the Cunard firm's first ship, Great Western was capable of record Blue Riband crossings as late as and was the model for Cunard's Britannia and her three.
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This book gives a history of Brunel's SS Great Britain from its design through to construction, working life, abandonment in the Falklands, recovery and preservation. The book is extensively illustrated and printed on high gloss paper.3/5(1). The Steamship Paperback – by Books Group (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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Great Britain: The Model Ship is the result of some thorough research into the history of what is arguably the most important ship ever built. This book will bring pleasure to modellers and mariners, but also historians, engineers, and enthusiasts of live steam propulsion.
This book, which chronicles the output of Britains for years is indispensable to the collector and enthusiast. If you don't own it, you are missing out on a visual treat, seeing soldiers produced by Britains that you may not know even exist/5(4). The Screw Steamship "Great Britain" — “the first large vessel built of iron, and also the first one to use the screw propeller.” “Painted by Joseph Walter, drawn on stone by G.
Hawkins.” Source: Muir's Bygone Liverpool, Plate Text accompanying the engraving. WITH this vessel a new era in shipbuilding and marine engineering began. s, historical, fun on a crusie ship of this era, a group of ladies and one man parade below deck dressed up in sportswear as the Great Britain team in the Olympic Games in a passengers game or activity on a steamship headed for the Cape in South Africa.
SS Great Britain is a museum ship and former passenger steamship, which was advanced for her was the longest passenger ship in the world from to She was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel (–), for the Great Western Steamship Company's transatlantic service between Bristol and New York City.
While other ships had been built of iron or equipped with a screw Owner: Great Western Steamship Company. This well-researched historical narrative tells the story of the Lady Elgin set against the backdrop of a pivotal presidential election during the golden age of passenger travel on the Great Lakes.
The book describes in detail the loss of the steamer, and recounts the discovery of the vessel's remains more than a century after the disaster.
This abundantly illustrated hardcover book traces the history of the vast fleet of passenger steamers once operated on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River by Canada Steamship Lines. The book, for which the author received the SSHSA’s C.
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The construction of the ss Great Britain. The launch of the SS Great Britain caused great excitement. Inthe SS Great Britain was the world’s largest, longest and first iron-hulled, screw-propelled ship. Isambard Kingdom Brunel had to persuade the Directors of the Great Western Steam Ship Company to change his original design, from a ship with paddle wheels to one that used new.
The book is listed as ages 6 - 10, and that is probably pretty accurate. I am using it for my advanced 4 and 6 yos this fall as a read aloud, but my 8 and 10 yos will enjoy reading it on their own. For older children, there is not enough detail about any one particular ship to do a report on that ship, but this book serves as an excellent /5(8).
The SS Great Britain Story is a concise account of one of the most famous steamships ever built. The great Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel embraced the latest innovations, including an iron hull and a screw-propeller, to create an ocean liner that was decades ahead of its time/5(9). Great Britain.
Built in drydock in by the Great Western SS Co., Bristol for their own company, she was a 3, gross ton ship, length ft x beam 50ft, clipper stem, one funnel, six masts (rigged for sail), iron construction, single screw and a speed of 9 knots.
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Strengthen your seaman's vernacular as you make your way through these wonderful thirty four short stories (taken from larger novels) of a time past when the great sailing ships ruled the seas. There are also occasional illustrations by Peter Hurd/5(4). The ss Great Britain’s first run to Melbourne began in August and despite some coaling trouble the voyage was completed in 83 days.
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