from the sides of a vessel being so sloped as to throw off surges, and to cause the bearing to increase, steadily, up to the plane of floatation, ) the advantage, with respect to stability, of making the floating body wider towards the top. than at anbsp;...
|Title||:||An Essay on the Principles and Construction of Military Bridges, and the Passage of Rivers in Military Operations. Second Edition, Containing Much Additional Matter|
|Author||:||Sir Howard Douglas|