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    • [Letter to George Converse from David Tweddle]

    • Tweddle, David
    • September 11, 1884
    • In this letter, David Tweddle, on behalf of John I. Thornycroft & Company, notifies George Converse of the official trial of the large Torpedo boat just completed for the Danish government. They request his presence, as well as that of Captain...
    • [Letter to Caspar Goodrich from Montgomery Sicard]

    • Sicard, Montgomery, 1836-1900
    • April 13, 1888
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Montgomery Sicard notifies Commander Caspar Goodrich of a new Herreshoff boiler, specially designed for torpedo boat service and for use in Navy launches that has been installed in a boat belonging to...
    • [Letter to Daniel Braine from Lester Beardslee, et. al.]

    • Beardslee, L. A. (Lester Anthony), 1836-1903; Dungan, William W., 1836-1904; Woodward, Joseph Janvier, 1860-1906
    • October 1, 1890
    • In this letter Captain Lester Beardslee, Chief Engineer William Dungan and Assistant Naval Constructor Joseph Woodward report to Rear Admiral Daniel Braine the results of the survey performed on Torpedo Boat Cushing's boilers and what measures are...
    • [Letter to Benjamin Tracy from George Converse]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • October 29, 1890
    • This is a 6 page letter from George Converse to Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy responding to the communication from the Bureau of Ordnance No. 1209 about the survey on the boilers of the Cushing, expressing his comments and suggestions.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Folger ]

    • Folger, William Mayhew, 1844-1928
    • October 14, 1890
    • In this letter the Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Folger notifies George Converse of the enclosed copies of the report made by a Board of Survey on the boilers of the Cushing and the memorandum by the Chief of Bureau of Steam Engineering,...
    • Copy C. & B. No. 3857 E. 1 to 13.

    • Hichborn, Philip, 1839-1910
    • May 6, 1897
    • This is a letter from Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair Philip Hichborn to Secretary of the Navy John Long reporting on the preliminary trial of Torpedo Boat No. 6 (Porter) in compliance with the Department's endorsement of April 15,...
    • Torpedo Boat Trials.

    • Times (London, England)
    • July and August 1878
    • This is a newspaper article from the Times discussing torpedo boat trials conducted on July 4th, 15th, 19th, and August 20, 1878 by both the Admiralty, the authority responsible for the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, as well as the Russian...
    • Brazilian Torpedo Boats.

    • Times (London, England)
    • June 29, 1882
    • This is a newspaper article by the Times about the trials for the last of a series of four torpedo boats built for the Brazilian government by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited.
    • Brazilian Torpedo Boats.

    • Times (London, England)
    • June 29, 1882
    • This is a newspaper article by the Times about the trials for the last of a series of four torpedo boats built for the Brazilian government by Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited.
    • Description of the Electrical Launch Built Last Year.

    • Yarrow, A. F. (Alfred Fernandez), Sir, 1842-1932
    • April 2, 1884
    • This pamphlet contains the text of a paper read by Sir Alfred F. Yarrow on April 2, 1884, at the 25th session of the Institution of Naval Architects. The paper describes an electric launch built by the Electric Storage Company, the Siemens...

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