A Stitch in Time
Military Technology, Steamships, Invention, Government, Cultural Geography, Patronage, War
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"'.
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