Ref NoDM1306/11/1/2/folio 69-71
TitleLetter from George W. Bull to Isambard Kingdom Brunel
DescriptionWritten from Buffalo, United States. The letter answers Brunel's queries about how the longitudinal launches of steamers are undertaken in America, answering Brunel's specific questions about the number, angle and distance apart of the launching ways, ways of checking the descent of one or other end of the ship and the difficulties and risks sometimes identified in the launching.
Date30 April 1855
FormatManuscript volume
Extent3 pages




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