Reference numberNLB/39/518
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p314
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to W Hope, HM Officer of Works, Admirality New Buildings
DescriptionHarrison reports on the results of the fortnight's observations of the behaviour of the new boiler and furnace including consumption of steam coal and effectiveness of heating the rooms. Harrison trusts that Hope will will be able to affect some modification in the arrangement of the furnace and apparatus which will remedy the condition.
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