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.

HMS Inflexible

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1878.
1897.

After the capsize of HMS Captain, special attention was given to vessels of low freeboard then under construction. A committee was appointed to report on their safety. William Henry White influenced the adoption of proposals of this committee by the Admiralty. This led to the "all big gun" HMS Inflexible of 1876.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Sir William Henry White, ODNB [1]