Symington and the Steamboat

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Lulu.com, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 144 pages
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The life and achievements of William Symington, pioneer of steamboats in the UK and a key influence to others such as Robert Fulton of the USA. This is the story of an unsung engineer of the industrial revolution and his ambition to develop the first powered vessel in the world.
  

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Contents

Introduction
6
two The Steam Carriage
16
List ofIllustrations 23 The Steam Carriage
23
three Miller Taylor
24
four The Dalswinton Boat
32
The Dalswinton Boat
39
The Dalswinton Boat Engine Details
40
The Dalswinton Boat Engine Schematic Taylors Sketch 42 The Dalswinton Boat Engine
41
Map The Forth Clyde Canal
63
The 1801 Vessel Ex Symingtons Brief History of Steam Navigation
70
The 1801 Vessel Ex Symingtons petition papers
71
eight Dundas Symingtyon
72
The Charlotte Dundas Ex Symingtons petition papers
82
The Charlotte Dundas Cheffins Lithograph Harts Sketch
83
The Charlotte Dundas The R I Sketch of Symingtons Model Starks Sketch
84
Fultons 1803 Vessel
95

The Dalswinton Boat Plan Elevation
43
The 1789 Vessel
44
Map The Bridgewater Canal
59
Buonaparte
60
seven Dundas Symington
62
ten The Petition
97
Symingtons Memorial Sketches
107
eleven Summary
108
The Charlotte Dundas Conjectural Plan Elevation
118
Index 120143
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