Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 336-337
TitleLetter from Isambard Kingdom Brunel to Captain Chappell, Royal Navy
DescriptionWritten from 18 Duke Street, Westminster, London. The letter explains that Brunel wants to gather information from various sources as to the greatest depth of immersion that a paddle wheel with fixed boards on a large ocean-going steamer can cope with and requests Chappell forward Brunel's letter on to such officers or engineers as might be able to help. Brunel lists the specific pieces of information that he wants to know.
Date30 October 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent2 pages



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