Record

Reference numberAP/15/5
LevelFile
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An account of a new mode of propelling vessels' by Wm [William] Hale
Date[1831]
DescriptionHale describes his method of propelling vessels at sea, designed for use in calm or unfavourable wind conditions. His invention involves discharging water from the stern of the vessel using a propellor. Includes one separate page of illustrations.

Subject: Engineering

Written by Hale at Lexden Road, Colchester [Essex, England]. Communicated by Richd [Richard] Penn. Received by the Royal Society on 24 February 1831.
Extent8p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7478Penn; Richard (1784 - 1863)1784 - 1863
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