Author Results for Michael Moss

From Cannon to Steam Propulsion: the Origins of Clyde Marine Engineering

By Michael Moss

This article revisits the origins of the Clyde’s marine engineering works’ contribution to steam propulsion, much of which has previously relied upon hagiographical accounts from contemporaries such as Robert and David Napier. It highlights the role of the Board of Ordnance during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in expanding its private sector suppliers of […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Administration | Navies | Science & Exploration | Weapons