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Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79
Heading: Varieties, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Ships   Wood   Timber   
Topic: Mixture of Woods. [The many woods from different parts of the world, used in shipbuilding, must make one another rot. This would be a good subject for "a scientific and philosophical inquiry"]

Issue: 076, 08/04/29 p. 216
Heading: Steam-Vessels
Category: Steam Power   Ships   
Topic: [Numbers and whereabouts of privately-owned steam vessels in Britain]

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 254, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: American Navy, Para 5
Category: Ships   Steam Power   
Topic: [Increase in the American navy between 1827 and 1828]
Source: Report of the Secretary of the United States Navy   

Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 504-505
Heading: Mr Martin`s Inventions
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Steam Power   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   
Topic: [Seven new inventions by John Martin. The Athenaeum believes Mr. Martin should be in a book it has recently reviewed, "Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties". The inventions range from an "elastic iron ship", an instrument to remedy the inconvenience of "back-water" in steam navigation, a new use of the paddle in steam navigation, an elastic chain-cable for ships, coast lights, a means of preventing explosion in coal mines, a system of purifying London water, a plan to drain marshy lands by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 522
Heading: Mr. Martin`s Inventions. (Concluded from p.504)
Category: Inventions   Mechanics   Engineering   Ships   Coal Mining   Public Health   Safety   Water Supply   
Topic: [A closer examination of some of Martin`s inventions. The Athenaeum considers: the plan for coast lights, the plan to purify air in coal mines, optional plans to supply London with water from the Coln and to dam the Thames for a purer water supply, and the plan to drain the marshes by the Thames]
Person: MARTIN, John   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 203-204
Heading: Academie des Sciences
Category: Public Health   Safety   Inventions   Engineering   Ships   Chemistry   
Topic: [Panillot`s plan "for the preservation of vessels from shipwreck", by wrapping the cargo in "cloth rendered impervious". Serullas` observations on chloruret of iodine]
Person: PANILLOT, M.   SERULLAS, M.   BERZELIUS   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. [...]sitting of April 19
Category: Public Health   Safety   Ships   Inventions   Chemistry   Geography   West And North Central Africa   
Topic: [1. Blumenbach elected foreign associate. 2. Aldini presented Mr. Watson`s plan for the prevention of the foundering of ships at sea. 3. Arago presented a tube filled with crystals of palladium. 4. Coquebert-Montbret defended the claims of Caillie, the traveller to Timbuctoo, the "Quarterly Review" having suggested that Caillie might not have "penetrated so far as he pretends to have done". 5. De Pongerville elected]
Person: BLUMENBACH   YOUNG   ALDINI   WATSON   HUMBOLDT   CAILLIE, M.   COQUEBERT-MONTBRET, M.   PONGERVILLE, M. de   TOLLENDAL, Marquis de Lally   
Source: Quarterly Review   Athenaeum   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Demonstrations/discussion, 19/04/1830
Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 395
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, June 17
Category: Steam Power   Gas Power   Engineering   Astronomy   Public Health   Safety   Ships   
Topic: [1. Brown on the gas engine. 2. Robertson on the Comet of 1822. 3. An account of a new burner for lighthouses]
Person: ROGET, Dr.   BROWN   ROBERTSON   HALL, Capt. Basil   
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper[s], 17/06/1830
Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 444
Heading: Sheathing of Ships
Category: Engineering   Materials Testing   Ships   Physics   Chemistry   Philosophy Of Science   Theory And Practice   
Topic: [Copper bottoms for ships are effective at stopping shells and seaweeds attaching themselves but the copper soon wears out. If the copper is in contact with zinc or iron, this does not happen. (Davy made some unsuccessful experiments on "sheathing" ships and another unnamed "scientific man" is working on the same thing now). Even if this research into electric action on metals may not be applied to the cladding of ships, it may be applied to other structures or in building]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 477-478
Heading: Effect of Sea-water on Wrought Iron
Category: Engineering   Materials Testing   Chemistry   Ships   
Topic: The partial conversion of cast iron into a substance resembling plumbago...[Now similar changes have been observed in wrought iron]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Interesting Discovery, Para 7
Category: Botany   Trees   Manufactures   Engineering   Ships   Materials Testing   
Topic: [An association at Lyons have discovered many new industrial uses for Linden bark]

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 524
Heading: Steam-Engines
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Ships   Tunnels   
Topic: [Improvement in the compactness of the machinery by attaching the piston-rods to the cranks of the paddle shafts]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: Naval Library, Para 3
Category: Libraries   Education   Ships   
Topic: An attempt is about to be made to establish a Naval Library at Portsmouth...

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 588-589
Heading: Manchester Railway
Category: Steam Power   Communication   Ships   Railways   Engineering   Inventions   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [A short article on the rapid advance of steam power in approximately twenty years, from the author`s first experience of a slow paddle steamer ride from Bath to Bristol to today`s "steam carriages, flying over the country at the rate of thirty miles an hour". The engines are described as if animate. There are general observations on the state of the arts]
Person: HUSKISSON   WELLINGTON, Duke of   

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 590
Heading: Voyage round the World, Para 2
Category: Geography   Geodesy   Exploration   Ships   Navigation   Maps   
Topic: The "Helena", a vessel equipped by the Russo-American company, arrived at St. Petersburg on the 22nd of July..[Discovery of a small island, "Lowendahl"]
Person: CHROMTSHENKO, Lieut.   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

Issue: 072, 11/03/29 p. 151-152
Heading: The Dry Rot
Category: Engineering   Inventions   Ships   Timber   
Title: The Cause of Dry Rot Discovered: with a Description of a Patent Invention for preserving Decked Vessels from dry Rot and Goods on board from damage by Heat
Author: GEORGE, John   
Attribution: Barrister-at-law

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