Punch,  56 (1869), 141.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Government, Politics, Military Technology, Steamships

Institutions mentioned:

Royal Navy

    Notes extensive discussion of ships following the government's receipt of the naval estimates. Reports that the government was 'bent upon building two grand sea-going turret-ships that will go anywhere' and was not going to build 'any more wooden men-of-war'. Adds that the First Lord of the Admiralty, Henry T L Corry 'denounced these great ships' and 'read heaps of letters from sea-officers, who predicted that they would be useless'.

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