Record

Reference numberDM/3/7
LevelItem
TitleJ Martin & R Sepping, Navy Office, to Sir Humphry Davy, President, Royal Society
Date21 January 1823
DescriptionRequesting 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.
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
Related materialSee CMB/1/9
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); physicist1778 - 1829
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView