Punch,  44 (1863), 113.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Military Technology, Steamships, Government, Patronage

Institutions mentioned:

Royal Navy

    Notes the 'Navy Debate' and the opposition to the government's proposal to 'build five new wooden ships to be coated with iron' by those who wish the ships to be built solely from iron. The government's proposal was, however, accepted.

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