Marine Engineer and Naval Architect Volume 8

Marine Engineer and Naval Architect Volume 8

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...to which they devoted great attention, and expressed their entire satisfaction. Lord' Ravensworth stated that the collection of naval models was the finest he had seen brought together, and expressed a hope that they should form the nucleus of some permanent museum or other institution. In the evening the members of the Institution partook of an excellent dinner in Wood's dining-room in the Exhibition grounds. Lord Ravensworth presided. The Chairman having given the toast of "The Queen," Mr. Clarke Aspinall gave the toast of the evening, the "Success of the Institution of Naval Architects," whioh was responded to by Sir Nathaniel Barnaby. The chairman next proposed "The health of the Reception Committee," and spoke in high terms of the kindness shown by the members of it, mentioning specially the names of Mr. William Laird, Mr. Henry West, Mr. Lyster and the Mayor. Mr. Laird and Mr. Wost having responded, Sir Thomas Brassey proposed "Success to the Exhibition." In the course of his speech he stated that he supposed there had never been brought together a collection of models so complete and so splendid as that which they had the opportunity of examining that afternoon. The Exhibition was a noble conception for Sir David Radcliffe to have formed, and it was a credit to him and all those who had been connected with him in its formation. Mr. F. J. Leslie, one of the honorary secretaries to the Exhibition, responded, and apologised for the absence of the Mayor who was attending the dinner given by the Corporation to the judges of assize. Mr. W. H.White gave the toast of "The Guests," and associated with it the name of Mr. William Rathbone, M.P. Mr. Rathbone having responded, Admiral Sir John Hay gave...show more

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 844g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236635558
  • 9781236635556