Punch,  39 (1860), 179.

A Stitch in Time



News-Commentary, Drollery


Military Technology, Steamships, Invention, Government, Cultural Geography, Patronage, War

Institutions mentioned:

Royal Navy

    Notes that the only way of disabling such French vessels as La Gloire is to 'foul her screw'. Therefore expects the 'next invention in naval warfare' to be a 'Screw Fouler'. Wonders whether the Admiralty will 'get the want supplied, or leave the French Marine to make another discovery involving one more "reconstruction of the Navy"'.

© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020

Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]