Turbinia, The Story of Charles Parsons and his Ocean Grey Hound bookNew Price
Ken Smith tells the exciting story of Turbinia, the world's first steam turbine driven vessel, and of Charles Parsons, the remarkable man who astonished the world with an engine that revolutionised ship propulsion. From her thrilling trials in the North Sea to the 1897 Fleet Review when Turbinia was the fastest vessel on the waves, the extraordinary saga of Charles Parsons and his boat remains without parallel in the annals of the sea. This revised and expanded edition brings the story of Turbinia, including her last journey to Newcastle's Discovery Museum, right up to date. Written by Ken Smith. ISBN 9781857950779
View at Discovery Museum Tyne & Wear Shipyards Collection at Tyne & Wear Archives has been included on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, a global online catalogue created to help promote the UKs documentary heritage across the UK and the world.
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