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1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class VIII.: James Plenty and Edward Pellew

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137 PLENTY, JAMES, and EDWARD PELLEW, Newbury, Berks — Inventor.

A life-boat, of wood and cork. It is provided with 12 air-tight compartments, lined with gutta percha, containing nearly 100 cubic feet of air, and three scuppers on each side of her keel for the egress of water.

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