Punch, 7 (1844), 257.
A Swimming Match
Transport, Engineering, Steamships
Likenening the Great Britain steamship to a swimmer, reports that, on being launched from her Bristol dock, 'her timbers shivered very much' but she 'soon struck out, smoking all the time'.
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