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.

Royal Tar

From Graces Guide

1832 The most powerful steam vessel of her day; built by John Duffus and Co of Aberdeen to the order of Captain Bourne, later becoming a celebrated as a pioneer vessel of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co. Boilers soon replaced by others designed by Francis Humphrys[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1875/10/29