Congressional Edition Volume 2722

Congressional Edition Volume 2722

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...the cost of pneumatic turning gear for turret is not included in this estimate. Thetis (third-rate vessel for special service).--In commission on the Pacific coast in good condition. Repairs incident to service, $500. Triana ( tug).--In special service at torpedo station, Newport, R. I. Boilers much worn from constant use for ten years. Can be kept on preseut duties at small expenditure. Triton (tug).--Lately purchased; former name, D. Q. Thomas. Being fitted for service at Washington navy-yard. Machinery in good condition. Repairs incident to service, $;i00. Vermont (sailing vessel).--Receiving ship at the New York navy-yard. The two boilers for heating ship are new, and the spare one is in fair condition. Heaters, steam-cutter, ferry-scow machinery, and cob-dock boilers are in fair condition. Repairs ami maintenance, $500. Vesuvius (dynamite-gun vessel).--Not yet accepted. JVabash (old-type frigiite).--Receiving ship at the Boston navy-yard. Main engines and boilers condemned; it, will not be worth while to renew them. Auxiliary boilers, pumps, and heaters in good condition. Repairs and maintenance, 50. Wyandotte (single-turret monitor).--In ordinary at City Point. Va. Condition apparently good, but no pressure test has been put upon the boilers. With present small force the machinery could be got ready for trial iu about three weeks; but for extended service the repairs would probably cost $4,500 and require one month with a larger force. Wyoming (third-rate cruiser).--In service at the Naval Academy for routine drills, etc. The engines are in fair condition, considering their long use; boilers in good condition. For extensive sea service the machinery would require thorough overhauling. Repairs incident to service, $500. Fanrtc...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632265
  • 9781236632265