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DM1306 - Brunel Collection
11 - Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the SS Great Eastern
1 - Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the SS Great Eastern
1 - E.S.N. Compy Report Book
Eastern Steam Navigation Company General Specifications of Large Steamer
Written specification describing the large steamer that is being designed. There are paragraphs describing the plating, the fore and aft Helsons, the partial bulkheads, deck beams, shelf plates, bulkheads, approximate bulkheads, forebody, floor, deck beams, stringers, bulkheads, upper deck plates and after body. The paragraphs describe the key dimensions, the locations and the relative positions of various parts of the ship and in some cases specify the materials to be used. There is a small sketch on Folio 51 describing some of the details relating to the specification for deck beams.
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