Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,422 pages of information and 245,908 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

PS London Engineer

From Graces Guide

120 ft length, 24 ft breadth, 5 ft draught, 12 ft 6 ins dia paddle wheels.

1815 The engines built by Maudslay, Sons and Field [1]

1818 Messrs. Maudslay, of Lambeth, engined a boat intended for Thames passenger traffic, called the London Engineer. In this vessel the paddle wheel was placed centrally in the inside of the bull, the paddle race, or space in which the wheel revolves, being cut out of the middle of the boat.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 4
  2. The Engineer 1897/09/24