Punch,  30 (1856), 20.

A Really Rum Start



News-Commentary, Drollery


Steamships, Steam-power

    Discusses news that a steamer had been detained at Southampton because 'two of the tubes of the boiler actually started of themselves'. Believes this event 'seems to promise wonderfully for the speed of the vessel'.

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