THE FIRST ATLANTIC LINER: Brunel's Great Western Steamship
Examines the businessmen, the shipbuilding committee, and Brunel, who were testing the limits of known technology, and looks at life on board for the crew and the passengers using diaries from the United States and England. The Great Western's maiden voyage was a triumph, and this wooden paddle steamer became the wonder of her age. 16 pages of illustrations, some in color.
Item #: 3936198
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