Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Lamb and Summers

From Graces Guide

The patents of Andrew Lamb and W. A. Summers of Southampton, especially for a boiler with narrow, vertical flat-sided flues instead of tubes, an arrangement that was easier to keep clear of soot and fine ashes. It was used particularly in P&O vessels in the 1850s.


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