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The Manœuvring Powers of Steamships and their Practical Applications

Nature volume 49, pages 174179 | Download Citation



IN a recent number of the United Service Magazine, I wrote an article tracing briefly the history of manœuvring powers of steamships as ascertained and applied, or as assumed and applied, or as omitted in application, to the purposes of war and navigation. It was chiefly addressed to the Navy as my apology for certain published views on the causes of the loss of the Victoria, but it is suggested that a résumé with diagrams would interest the readers of NATURE.

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