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The Royal Navy’s Difficulties with Implementing Iron Water Tanks, about 1815 to 1840

By Andy Plumbly

It would appear logical to assume that the introduction of iron water tanks into the Royal Navy during and after the Napoleonic War facilitated better water quality by using containers that were cheaper and more reliable than wooden casks, provided accessible storage for the output from distillation plant and thereby enabled the abolition of the […] Read More

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Subjects include: Administration | Logistics | Navies