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.

Short Brothers: S.1 Cockle

From Graces Guide
1926. 32 h.P Short Brothers S.1 Cockle - All-Metal Flying Boat.
1926. Duralumin Flying Boat Hull.
1926.

Note: This is a subsection of Short Brothers Aircraft.

The Short S.1 Cockle was a single-seat sport monoplane flying boat, with a novel monocoque duralumin hull. It was underpowered and so did not leave the water easily, but it proved that watertight and corrosion resistant hulls could be built from metal.[1]

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