Particulars of iron steamships

1865 Journal of the Franklin Institute  
JBo~lers.--Five~ tubular. Have water bottoms. Propeller.--Diameter~ 18 ft. Number of blades~ 2. ~[aterial~ cast iron. REMARKS.--This is a magnificent steamship, well fitted in every respect, and has accommodations for 250 first and second class passengers, and 560 steerage passengers. GERMANL~.--ttull built and machinery constructed by Messrs. Caird & Co., Greenaeh, Scotland. Route of service, New York to Hamburgh. Commander, Captain H. Ehler. Owners, Hamburgh American Packet Company.
more » ... Company. /Tal/.--Length on deck~ 327 ft. Breadth of beam~ 40 ft. Depth of hold~ 25 ft. Depth to spar-deck~ 33 ft. Number of decks, 4, Draft at load line~ 22 ft. Frame of wrought iron plates, ~-in. to {~-in. in thickness, and fastened with rivets ~-in. in diameter~ and 2¼ to 3 ins. apart. Floors~ shape, Z"! ; molded, 6 ins.; sided, -~-in.; apart at centres, 18 ins. Wrought iron plate stringers on two decks. Main deck of iron. Bulkheads, 7. Rig, barque. Tonnage~ 2552 tons~ O. i~l. Englnes.--Vertical direct. Number of cylinders~ 2. Diameter of cylinders, 72 ins. Length of stroke of piston, 4 ft. .Boilers.--Four~ tubular. Have water bottoms. ProTeller.--Diameter , 16 ft. iNumber of blades, 2. ]~aterial, cast iron.
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