Ref NoDM1306/11/18
TitleDrawings of parts of a Brunel ship, probably the Great Eastern
DescriptionDM130611/18/1 A group of detail drawings on tracing paper of parts of the boilers, crank-shaft, cylinder engines etc. (7 items)
DM130611/18/1/1: sketch of boilers of Golden age
DM130611/18/1/2: Diagram number 2, companion of 2 and 3, cylinder engines
DM130611/18/1/3: Forging for crank shaft, 11/2" = 1 foot, 31 March 1857
DM130611/18/1/4: HG1857, grey blocks, iron beams,
DM130611/18/1/5: Gutter of lead 5lbs per square foot, lead pipes full size (scuppers)
DM130611/18/1/6: Great Ship Company, holes to be cut in fore and aft bulkheads for coaling into 20 ft bunkers and into spaces over boilers (notes holes to be cut on each side of ship), also paddle engine boilers, and screw engine blocks
1 large drawing and 17 small ones which were put together with a brass pin and now are separate, West Pin showing a section, all repaired, 9 June 1894

/2 Two pen and ink drawings showing different designs for the propellor and rudder, possibly the SS Great Britain or SS Great Eastern. Dated 8 July n.y.
FormatTechnical Drawing
Extent9 items (DM1306/11/18/1/7 is actually 18 sheets)
Access ConditionsThis material is held at the Brunel Institute - please contact the Brunel Institute to arrange access.
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