|Ref No||DM1306/11/1/2/folio 45-46|
|Title||Letter from George W. Bull to Isambard Kingdom Brunel|
|Description||Written from Buffalo, United States. The letter mentions that Bull has been reading Brunel's report to the Directors of the Eastern Steam Navigation Company and in particular his plans for the launching of the ship. Bull mentions that on Lake Eve there are several extremely large steamers which have been launched sideways, describes some of the ships and explains that sideways launching of vessels has been the norm at Lake Erie since 1837 and there has never been an accident there. |
See also DM162/10/12/folio 262.
|Date||23 March 1855|
|Extent||2 pages |
|Access Conditions||This material is held at the Brunel Institute - please contact the Brunel Institute to arrange access. |