DONALDSON'S ENGINEERS' ANNUAL AND ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1902. A RECORD OF PROGRESS AND EVENTS IN CONNECTION WITH STEAM SHIPPING COMPILED FOR THE USE OF MARINE AND GENERAL ENGINEERS AND THE MERCANTILE MARINE, WITH TIDE TABLES, MAPS AND OTHER REFERENCES. 26T

Owens, Philip R.


£35.00



Liverpool, 26th ed., (1st thus) 1902. 212 pp., several maps, diagrams & tables. P.c., 18 x 12cm. Paper covers torn & sellotaped, loose with some loss: POOR. Contents V.G. This popular annual was published in Liverpool during the last quarter of the 19th century and during the pre-Great War era of the 20th century. Contains a wealth of information for the marine engineer of more than a century ago with the steam engine developing apace. Features cover Apprentices. Atlantic Record Breaking Profits. Berehaven to New York. The Blacksmith. Boiler Burst. British and American Engineers. Cable 50 years old. Cargo Steamers. Cattle-carrying Record. Chicago to Liverpool. Coal Consumption for Liners. British cruisers. Cunard Steamers. A Drifting Derelict. Trial Trip for a Destroyer. Egypt and the English. Electric Power. Execution Dock. The Flying Boiler. HMS FOAM. Foundering of ROYAL GEORGE. Gearing. Smart Naval Gunnery. Heroism of an Engineer. Ice-breaking Bows. Japanese Divers. Kitson Lighting System. Large Steamers. Largest Sailing Vessel. Marine Engineering Progress. Mirage near Sandy Hook. Electric Motors. The Navy League. Pirates on the Thames. Poor Boy's Training Home. Pumps and Injections. Queer Cargo. Sailor Slang. Salvage Awards. Sea Signals. S/S CELTIC, DEUTSCHLAND, DOMINGO DE LARRINAGA, INDIA, LUSITANIA, NORHAM CASTLE, PARIS, SAXONIA, TEUTONIC ULTONIA, etc. Marine Steam Turbines. Submarines. HMS TERRIBLE. The New Torpedo. Warship Race. Wireless Telegraphy and much more besides. HANDBOOK FOR MARINE ENGINEERS IN 1902. SCARCE.


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