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Seite 192 - SvO. 4i. PUBLISHED BY MR. MURRAY. 17 HEIRESS (THE) in Her Minority; or, The Progress of Character. By the Author of
Seite 26 - when the piston has moved two-fifteenths of the whole length of stroke, the effective momentum will be the same as that which would be produced by the steam of less elasticity when used unexpansively : while the consumption of steam, and therefore of fuel, in the former case is only onethird
Seite 41 - of the screw is a result much to be dreaded in a general use of that implement, whatever its advantages may be in other respects, and a sufficient number of experiments have not yet been made to ascertain the effects of long-continued screw-propulsion at full speed. Such experiments should therefore be made and continued
Seite 166 - and, it may be added, fired at long ranges with solid shot, as rapidly, at least, as a 10-inch shell-gun, which cannot fire solid shot It has been. recommended to the Government of the United States that there should be constructed a number of sloops of war, each furnished with brass boat-guns—12 and
Seite xvii - the decision respecting the establishment of ships' crews for manning the 45 ships of the line decreed by the Ordonnance of 1846, it was regulated that an adequate increase should be made in the number of companies, each of which was appointed to consist of 60 seamen of the first, second, and third classes, with 20
Seite 166 - Surely this defective shell-gun should be forthwith withdrawn, and the 68-pounder solid-shot gun substituted. There is ample displacement and deck-room to admit of this; and we have the authority of Captain Dahlgren, and even that of the gallant Captain of the ' Diadem,' for asserting, that the 95-cwt solid-shot 68-pounder may be worked as easily as a
Seite 207 - VOYAGE to the Mauritius and back, touching at the Cape of Good Hope and St.
Seite 21 - 1. IT would be foreign to the plan of this work to enter into details respecting the invention of the steam-engine, or to describe the gradual improvements which it has subsequently undergone; * a brief notice only will
Seite 56 - low in the vessel that both the moving power and the propelling machinery are safe from the damaging effects of shot: the screw allows more freely the use of sails, and consequently enables the vessel to which it is applied to retain her faculties as a
Seite xvii - also that the establishment of seamen-gunners should be on so large a scale, that there might be one well-trained gunner to every gun in the ships to which they should be drafted. The decisions of French Commissioners, on subjects referred to them, are not