The letter-bag of the Great Western, or, Life in a steamer by Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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Published by D. Bryce, W.P. Nimmo in London, Edinburgh .

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Other titlesLife in a steamer
Statementby the author of "The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick".
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Pagination3 microfiches (136 fr.).
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL18807740M
ISBN 100665388233

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The Great Western is the least known of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s three ships, being overshadowed by the later careers of the Great Britain and the Great Eastern. However, the Great Western was the first great success, confounding the critics in becoming the fastest ship to steam continuously across the Atlantic, and began the era of luxury transatlantic liners.

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Perhaps it should be renamed Great Western (paddle steamer). It would be wrong for Wikipedia to demand it be known as PS Great Western, especially if it was known as S(team) S(hip) Great Western during its working life.

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A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam-powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically move (turn) propellers or first steamships came into practical usage during the early s; however, there were exceptions that came before.

Steamships usually use the prefix designations of "PS. A paddle steamer is a steamship or steamboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.

In antiquity, paddle wheelers followed the development of poles, oars and sails, where the first uses were wheelers driven by animals or humans.Great Western, a sidewheel steamer, was built at Cincinnati, Ohio, in and was purchased by the War Department 10 February She was transferred to the Navy 30 Septemberbut had been used since her purchase by the Western Flotilla.Though small in physical stature, Isambard Kingdom Brunel is the giant amongst the giants of the Industrial Age.

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