Punch,  26 (1854), 154.

Guy Fawkesoff's Gunpowder Plot in the Baltic





Military Technology, War, Telegraphy

    Describes a Russian invention for sinking the British fleet in the Baltic. It involves exploding lumps of rock floating on ice, the rocks being covered with gunpowder which is detonated by galvanic currents sent down heavily insulated telegraph wires.

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