Reference numberAP/15/5
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An account of a new mode of propelling vessels' by Wm [William] Hale
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.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueAP/15/5/1
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7478Penn; Richard (1784 - 1863)1784 - 1863
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