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Reference numberMS/525/6/6/3/32
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Charles Algernon Parsons, C A Parsons and Company Limited, Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to [Dugald] Clerk
Date23 August 1915
DescriptionHopes that Clerk will be attending the Royal Society meeting tomorrow. Parsons cannot come. He has been in close touch with Dumas and Letham from HMS Vernon and has modified the mine design as a result. The mechanism should be stronger and more compact. The firing gear is being considered, with additional protection against sand and a bottom buffer made of wood.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3128Parsons; Sir; Charles Algernon (1854 - 1931); engineer1854 - 1931
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