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The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship Before 1900

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The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship Before 1900 - Gardiner, Robert (Editor), and Greenhill, Basil (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 ... Read More

The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship Before 1900 2000, Chartwell Books

ISBN-13: 9780785812708

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