Reference numberRBO/13/73
Alternative reference numberRBO.13.274
Title'A further Account of a new machine call'd the marine Surveyor design'd for the Mensuration of the Way of a Ship at Sea more correctly than by the Log at present in Use, or any other Method hitherto invented for that Purpose by M Henry de Saumarez of the Island of Guernsey, part of his Majesties ancient Dutchy of Normandy'
DescriptionEngraving of the ship with new machine from 'Philosophical Transactions' attached
Read to the Royal Society on 23 January 1728
Extent14 sides
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 36, no 408, p 45
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