This study of the pioneering Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel was published in 1870 by his son.... Government the consideration of the construction of armaments mechanically constructed and properly fitted for the special object. ... of departments, whether engineers or shipbuilders, because I believe that I must be myself, from my practical experience in this ... Although the want of efficient gun-boats was then severely felt, this letter appears to have produced no effect upon the Board of Admiralty.
|Title||:||The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2011-02-03|