Author Results for William Stewart Lindsay

William Schaw Lindsay and the Oceangoing Auxiliary Steamer

By William Stewart Lindsay

The adoption of steam engines for oceangoing vessels in the mid nineteenth century revolutionized shipping. On the face of it shipbuilders were presented with two choices. They could either strive to improve the sailing ship, or they could design a vessel that employed steam as the primary source of power. In fact, the choice was […] Read More

Filed under: Nineteenth Century
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Shipbuilding & Design