Punch,  51 (1866), 79.

Our Wooden Walls





Military Technology, Progress, Cultural Geography

    Asks why 'obsolete old wooden yellow hulks' are left rotting in naval dockyards, pointing out that such vessels are useless in the face of such warships as the American ship, USS Miantonomoh, and that they are too expensive to paint.

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