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Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications, Page 80
Affichage du livre entier - 1857
Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications, Page 79
Affichage du livre entier - 1876
Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications, Volume 7
Affichage du livre entier - 1870
action angle apparatus application arrangement Arts attached bars beams blocks boat body bolts bottom building carriage carried cause centre chamber close combination communication connected construction copper covering curved cylinder deck described desired direction Drawings edges employed engine fastened fire fitted fixed floating force frame give groove head heat hold holes hollow horizontal hull improvements inner invention consists iron joints Journal keel length longitudinal lower manner material means Mechanics metal method mode motion moved object obtained ordinary otherwise outer paddle pass Patent pieces pipe placed planking plates portion position prefer prevent Printed propeller proposed protection pumps raised receive relates ribs rivetted rolled round rudder screw secured shaft shape sheathing sheets ships ships or vessels side similar space steam stern strength suitable supported surface thickness timber tubes turned upper valve vertical vessel weight wheel whole wood
Page xvi - And in mine own time the shape of our English ships hath been greatly bettered. It is not long since the striking of the topmast (a wonderful ease to great ships, both at sea and in...
Page xix - French, encountering the Wonder of the World, she so warmly plied the French admiral, that she forced him out of his three-decked wooden castle, and chasing the Royal Sun before her, forced her to fly for shelter among the rocks, where she became a prey to lesser vessels that reduced her to ashes. At length, leaky and defective herself with age, she was laid up at Chatham, in order to be rebuilt ; but, being set on fire by negligence, she was...
Page 91 - ... and that quality of zinc, known in England as ' foreign zinc," and melt them together in the usual manner in any...
Page 91 - I take that quality of copper known in the trade by the appellation of ' best selected copper,' and that quality of zinc, known in England as
Page xvii - ... nor stoop upon a wind, by which the breaking loose of our ordnance, or the not use of them, with many other discommodities, are avoided.
Page 618 - NAVAL ARCHITECTURE; Or, the RUDIMENTS and RULES of SHIP BUILDING : exemplified in a SERIES of DRAUGHTS and PLANS ; with Observations tending to the further Improvement of that important Art.
Page 25 - Birmingham, gentleman : of an invention of a compound metal capable of being forged when red hot, or when cold more fit for the making of bolts, nails, and sheathing for ships, than any metals heretofore used or applied for those purposes, and also for various other purposes where other metals have been used or applied.