Page 3 - Building A Big Ship
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)\- BUILDING A BIG SHIP pounding on the rocks. This gave confidenco in the use of iron as I shipbuilding material. The famous Gru,t Eastern,launched in 18b8, has been described Dl wilcqt oll lu.,,'.. Eslail a Vol0, I8 ' "' T:T: :,ffi?:";THHrto x' qp the nearest approach to an unsinkable ship which has yet been designod" Tho greatest strains to which a ship is subjected aro in respect 9f her leugth. A ship has a tendency to bend, and the greater
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