WILLIAM H. WEBB AND THE PACKET SHIP

This paper traces the role of William H. Webb, a prominent 19th century naval architect, in the design and construction of the packet ship, and presents a historical overview of packet liner service for the period 1818 to 1894.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report; Paper presented at Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, New York Metropolitan Section, September 20, 1989. Also published in Marine Technology, Vol.27, No.4, [July 1990], pp.191- 210
  • Authors:
    • Thomas, Wd
  • Publication Date: 1989

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  • Pagination: Various p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00658386
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM