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" ... in giving that degree of steadiness, which, it was apprehended, would be so much wanting in a light single boat. A statement of these experiments on the Forth and Clyde Canal, has already appeared in the newspapers, and the only fact therein mentioned,... "
Remarks on Canal Navigation, Illustrative of the Advantages of the Use of ... - Page 19
by Sir William Fairbairn - 1831 - 93 pages
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The Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 5

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1831
...at which vessels might be propelled along that canal, and the effect of a light double or twin-boat, in giving that degree of steadiness which it was apprehended...repeat here, is the remarkable circumstance, that th^ quicker the boats were propelled through the water, the less appearance there was of surge or wave...
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The Southern Review, Volume 8

Southern States - 1832
...at which vessels might be propelled along the canal ; and the effect of a light double or twin-boat, in giving that degree of steadiness, which it was...apprehended would be so much wanting in a light single boat. The only fact which it suems necessary to repeat here, is the remarkable circumstance, that the quicker...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 6

Railroad engineering - 1838
...two gigboats fixed together, constructed by Mr. Hunter, and thus forming what is called я twin-boat. The object of these trials was to ascertain the rate...mentioned, which it seems necessary to repeat here, is ihe remarkable circumstance, that the quicker the boats were propelled through the water, the less...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 13

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1830
...a light double or ^win-boat, in giving that degree of steadiness which it was apprehended would bo so much wanting in a light single boat. A statement of these experiments on the Forth and Clyde I'anal tins already appeared in the newspapers, and the only fuel therein mentioned, which it seems...
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