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Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 160-161
TitleLetter from C. Claxton to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from London. The letter gives details of different designs of anchors, their usage and manufacturers and how the designs differ from each other. Claxton also comments on a special report written by Admiral Dundas on the efficiency of the Admiralty Anchor design during an incident in a gale in the Black Sea (during the Crimean War).
Date14 July 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages
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