Punch,  7 (1844), 257.

A Swimming Match



News-Commentary, Drollery


Transport, Engineering, Steamships

    Likenening the Great Britain steamship to a swimmer, reports that, on being launched from her Bristol dock, 'her timbers shivered very much' but she 'soon struck out, smoking all the time'.

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