|Title||J Martin & R Sepping, Navy Office, to Sir Humphry Davy, President, Royal Society|
|Date||21 January 1823|
|Description||Requesting assistance from the Royal Society to investigate the problem of Copper sheating on ships.|
The copper sheating was designed to prevent insect attack and fouling of the timbers but was itself very subject to corrosion.
|Access conditions||OPEN - but photocopying forbidden.|
|Related material||See CMB/1/9|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8200||Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); physicist||1778 - 1829|