Reference numberCB/1/1/189
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.106
TitleCopy of the report by John King and the committee appointed to advise the government on Robert Fulton's plan for submarine warfare
Date[August 1806]
DescriptionList objections and discuss viability of plan, previous experiments in America and likelihood of similar means being used by the French. Argue that it would be wrong for a great maritime power to encourage such modes of warfare [Point 5] and that the common interest of every maritime nation would urge them to guard against it [Point 7].
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee Item 305, The Banks Letters, A Calendar of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks preserved in the British Museum... London, 1958.
See BLA.B.92
Related records in the catalogueCB/1/1/175
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
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