Reference numberMS/525/6/6/3/19
TitleLetter from Charles Algernon Parsons, Ray, Kirkwelpington, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk
Date16 July 1915
DescriptionThanks Clerk for arranging to send the sailor and gear. The latter could be improved but only if their part works well. Supplies some additional details of construction. Sketches his experimental tank for their mine trials [integral drawing] and indicates he will measure current to estimate the expected lifetime of their device.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA3128Parsons; Sir; Charles Algernon (1854 - 1931); engineer1854 - 1931
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