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Charles Broderip

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of London

Awarded 4 patents relating to steam engines

1816 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society

1821 Resident in Glasgow at the time a patent was awarded[1]

c.1822 Fitted the PS Tartar with steam engines and sailed across the Bay of Biscay, the first steam-powered vessel to do so.

1828 The executor of the estate of Charles Broderip (of Spring Gardens) patented a form of engine which was similar to the later trunk engine of Francis Humphrys

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions (1822) ... edited by William Newton [1]
  • The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 3, 1840 [2]
  • The Music Trade in Georgian England edited by Michael Kassler