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9 ft. diam., and each has seven curved feathering floats, 4*6 ft. long by
1-8 ft. deep.

The crew consists of a master, mate, two deck hands, an engineer, and
a stoker. The vessel is certified to carry 300 passengers.

Displacement, light, 77 tons; gross register, 70'6 tons; net register,
34-9 tons; length, 100'5 ft. ; breadth, 14 -1 ft. ; depth, 6'1 ft. ; draught of
water, loaded, 3 5 f t.

282. Rigged model of P.S. " Ozone." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent
by Messrs. Napier, Shanks and Bell, 1888. N. 1814.

This paddle steamer was built of steel at Glasgow in 1886 for the Bay
Excursion Co., Melbourne. The engines are two-stage expansion, with
inclined cylinders 47 in. and 85 in. diam., by 66-in. stroke, and indicate
2,680 h.p. at 47 5 revs, per min. Steam is supplied at 90 Ib. pressure by
six steel boilers 7 75 ft. diam. by 15 ft. long, which are fitted with forced
draught. The paddle wheels are 21 '8 ft. diam., and each have nine
feathering floats of wood. The speed of the vessel is 18 24 knots.

She has one deck and a promenade deck.

Gross register, 572 tons ; length, 260 ft. ; breadth, 28 ft. ; depth, 11 '4 ft.



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283. Half block model of S.Ss. "Glengyle" and " Glenshiel."
(Scale 1 : 48.) Lent by the London and Glasgow Engi-
neering and Iron Shipbuilding Co., 1888. N. 1810.

These three-masted schooner-rigged screw steamers were built of steel
at Glasgow in 1886 for the " Glen " line, trading between India and China.

They have two steel decks, wood sheathed, three tiers of beams, poops
76 ft., bridge deck 69 ft., and forecastle 53 ft. long, bar keel 11 in. deep, and
six bulkheads.

The engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 34 in., 53 in. and
87 in., diam. by 54 in. stroke, indicating 3,500 h.p. Steam at 140 Ib. pres-
sure is supplied by three double-ended steel boilers with eighteen furnaces,
and a grate area of 318 sq. ft.

Gross register, 3,455 tons ; length, 370 ft. ; breadth, 45 ft. ; depth,.
26 -75 ft,

284. Rigged model of S.S. " Orinoco." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent
by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., 1901. N. 2259.

This schooner-rigged steamer was built of steel and engined at Greenock.
in 1886, by Messrs. Caird & Co., for the "West Indian Mail service. She
has three decks and a spar deck, wood sheathed, while there are 10 bulk-
heads. The vessel is propelled, at a speed of 16 knots, by engines of the
inverted three-stage expansion type (see No. 853).

Gross tonnage, 4,478 tons ; length on main deck, 409 -7 ft. ; breadth
inside, 45 ft. ; depth to main deck, 25 4 ft.

285. Drawing of S.S. " Cambridge." (Scale 1 : 96.) Lent
by the Great Eastern Railway Co., 1891. N. 1873.

This is a sectional elevation of the vessel, with plans of the upper, main,
and lower decks.

The " Cambridge " was designed by Mr. W. G. Ramsden, for the G.E.R.
Co.'s continental service between Harwich and the Hook of Holland. She
was built of steel and engined at Hull in 1886 by Earle's Shipbuilding and
Engineering Co.

There are two sets of engines, of the two- stage expansion, inverted type,
with cylinders 30 in. and 57 in. diam. by 36 in. stroke, giving a total of
2,200 indicated h.p. and driving twin screws.

Accommodation is provided for 134 first-class passengers, and portable
fittings for 62 more during the tourist season ; second class accommodation
is also provided for 56 passengers.

Gross register, 1,160 tons ; net register, 519 tons ; length, 280 '5 ft. ;
breadth, 31 ft. ; depth to ceiling, 15 2 ft.

286. Half block model of S.S. "Hubbuck." (Scale 1 : 48.)
Lent by Messrs. Joseph L. Thompson and Sons, 1889.

N. 1832.

This three-masted schooner-rigged screw steamer was built of steel at
Sunderland in 1886.

She has two decks and three tiers of beams ; the poop is 37 ft. long,
bridge deck 90 ft., and forecastle 40 ft. ; the bar keel is 11 in. deep, and the
bottom is double and cellular, with a ballast capacity of 407 tons.

The engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 27 in., 42 in.,
and 69 in. diam., by 45 in. stroke, indicating 1,800 h.p., and giving a speed
of 12 knots. Steam is supplied at 150 Ib. pressure by two double-ended
boilers, having a grate area of 168 sq. ft.

Displacement, 6,000 tons ; gross register, 2,749 tons ; length, 325 ft. ;
breadth, 40 ft. ; depth, 25 75 ft.



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287. Half block model of S.S. " Ormuz." (Scale 1 : 48.)
J^ent by the Orient Steam Navigation Co., 1887. N. 1707.

This four-masted barque -rigged steamer was built of steel at Glasgow
in 1886, by the Fail-field Shipbuilding Co., for the Australian trade. She
has four decks, and is built with a cellular double bottom 275 ft. long, which
will hold 808 tons of water ballast, and there is a fore-peak tank with a
capacity of 38 tons ; the bar keel is 12 in. deep.

The engines are three-stage expansion, with three cylinders, 46 in., 73 in.
and 112 in. diani., by 72 in. stroke, which with a boiler pressure of 150 Ib.
indicated 8,500 h.p., driving a single four-bladed propeller and giving a speed
of 17'5 knots.

Steam is supplied by one single-ended and six double-ended steel boilers,,
having 38 corrugated furnaces, with a grate surface of 899 sq. ft.

Gross register, 6,031 tons ; length, 465 5 ft. ; breadth, 52 ft. ; depth, 19 ft,

288. Half block model of S.S. "Twickenham." (Scale 1 : 48.}
Lent by Messrs. Watts, Ward & Co., 1890. N. 1848.

This schooner-rigged steamer, of the " well- decked " type, was built of
steel at West Hartlepool in 1888 for the Britain Steam Ship Co. She has.
a cellular double bottom 254 ft. long, with a water ballast capacity of
614 tons ; her bar keel is 11 in. deep, while the poop is 27 ft., the quarter-
deck 98 ft., the bridge deck 112 ft., and the forecastle 32 ft. long respectively.

The engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 23 in., 37 5 in.
and 61 5 in. diam., by 39 in. stroke. Steam at 160 Ib. pressure is supplied
by .two single-ended steel boilers with six corrugated furnaces giving a grate
area of 91 sq. ft.

Gross tonnage, 2,463 tons ; length, 300 ft. ; breadth, 38 5 ft. ; depth,.
23 -25 ft.

289. Rigged model of S.S. " Islander." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent
by Messrs. Napier, Shanks and Bell, 1888. N. 1815,

This schooner-rigged twin-screw steamer was built of steel in 1888, for
the Canadian Pacific Navigation Co., Victoria, B.C.

She has two sets of three-stage expansion engines with cylinders 20 in^
31 in., and 52 in. diam., by 36 in. stroke, indicating 3,000 h.p. Steam is.
supplied at 160 Ib. pressure, by four steel boilers.

Five adjacent photographs show the interior accommodation ; the dining
saloon is on deck, with the sleeping berths above, and a large promenade
deck above all.

Tonnage, 1,500 tons ; length, 240 ft. ; breadth, 42 ft. ; depth, 14 -6 ft.

290. Half block model of S.S. "Arbib Brothers." (Scale-
1 : 48.) Received 1907. N. 2442.

This schooner-rigged cargo steamer was built of steel at Wallsend-on-
Tyne in 1888 by Messrs. Swan and Hunter and was engined by Messrs. T_
Richardson and Son of Hartlepool. In 1897 her name was changed to>
" Benedict."

The half block model, as here shown, is usually made from the original
" draught " or drawings of the vessel before building operations are com-
menced ; the underwater portion is built up of a number of horizontal layers
or sections of wood copied directly from the designer's drawings, and thus
furnishes in a concrete form a clear and accurate knowledge of the vessel'a
lines.

This vessel was constructed with a cellular double bottom in which
provision was made for about 420 tons of water ballast ; her hull was further
sub-divided by five main transverse watertight bulkheads and also was fitted
with three tiers of deck beams carrying two completed decks.



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She had three-stage expansion engines with cylinders 24 in., 39 in., and
64 in. respectively and 42 in. stroke. Steam was supplied at 160 Ib. pressure
by six single-ended boilers.

Displacement, 4,370 tons ; gross register, 2,714 tons ; length, 320 ft. ;
breadth, 40 ft. ; depth, moulded, 27 ft.

291. Rigged model of S.S. " Taroba." (Scale 1 : 48.) Pre-
sented by Messrs. Gray, Dawes & Co., 1904. N. 2360.

This schooner-rigged steamer was built and engined by Messrs. A. and J.
Inglis at Glasgow in 1888, for the London and Calcutta trade of the British
India Steam Navigation Company.

In construction and equipment this vessel embodied most of the improve-
ments of her time. She was built entirely of steel, with three complete
decks and six transverse bulkheads ; the forecastle was 51 ft., the boat deck
amidships 162 ft., and the poop deck 50 ft. long respectively. Hydraulic
cranes were used for working her main cargo hatches, and electric lighting
was adopted throughout.

Her engines were three-stage expansion with cylinders 33 in., 52 in.,
and 86 in. diam. by 60 in. stroke. "With a boiler pressure of 170 Ib. a speed
of 16 knots was realised on trial.

Accommodation was provided for 80 first class and 36 second class
passengers.

Gross register, 4,938 tons ; length, 410 ft. ; breadth, 46 ft. ; depth,
moulded, 31 ft.

292. Half block model of Woolwich ferry steamers. (Scale 1 : 48.)
Lent by the London County Council, 1910. N. 2562.

This represents the two paddle vessels " Duncan " and " Gordon," used
as a free ferry for passengers and vehicles across the Thames at Woolwich ;
they were built for the London County Council in 1888-9, at Blackwall, by
Messrs. B. and H. Green, and were engined by Messrs J. Penn and Son of
Greenwich.

The hull is double-ended to give facility for steaming either ahead or
astern. Watertight sub- division is obtained by six main bulkheads, and,
for constructional work on these vessels, iron framing with steel plating is
largely adopted.

Propelling engines of the diagonal type are used with four cylinders,
each 33 in. diam. and 36 in. stroke, indicating a total of 600 h.p. ; steam is
supplied at 30 Ib. per sq. in. by two single-ended boilers.

Gross register, 493 tons ; length, 164 ft. ; breadth, over paddles, 60 ft. ;
load draught, 4 ft.

293. Rigged model of S.S. " Philadelphia." (Scale 1 : 48.)
Lent by Messrs. Ismay, Imrie & Co., 1909. N 2524

This twin-screw transatlantic steamer was built and engined at Glasgow
in 1888-9 by Messrs. J. and G. Thomson for the Inman and Intel-national
Steamship Co., Liverpool. She was originally named " City of Paris," which
was altered to " Paris " in 1893. With her sister ship " City of New York "
she was the largest vessel in service in 1889 and the earliest large ocean
steamer in which twin-screw propulsion and forced-draught arrangements
were adopted. She was also the first vessel to cross the Atlantic in less than
six days (May, 1889). During the Spanish- American war (1898) she was
chartered by the U.S.A. Government and was known as the " Yale " ; a
number of Q.F. guns are shown in position on the model.

She has four principal decks, including a covered upper deck for
passengers and a continuous promenade deck above it ; the berth accom-
modation provides for about 2,000 passengers. Cellular sub-division of the
hull was a special feature of her design, and the arrangement of the two sets
of machinery on each side of a middle-line bulkhead was an innovation in
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line. She has 14 principal transverse watertight bulkheads and the double-
bottom spaces provide for a series of water-ballast tanks extending over a
length of 400 ft. and having a total carrying capacity of 1,550 tons. The
value of this watertight sub-division was tested by two serious accidents. In.
1890, while off the Irish coast, one of her main propeller shafts broke and
damage resulted to both engine rooms an4.the adjacent portions of the hull ;
the vessel, however, was safely floated into Queenstown. In 1899 she ran
aground on the Manacles Bocks near Falmouth and badly injured her
external plating and framing ; again she was salved and was finally re-
engined, lengthened and repaired by Messrs. Harland and Wolff at Belfast
in 1900-1, after which she received her present name.

Her original propelling engines were of three-stage expansion type using
steam at 150 Ib. per. sq. in. and developing collectively 20,000 indicated h.p.
Her present engines are of four-stage expansion type using steam at 200 Ib.
per sq. in. and having cylinders 38 '5 in., 54 in., 76 in., 106 in. diam. by 60 in.
stroke. She has 10 cylindrical boilers, 6 double-ended and 4 single-ended,
giving a total heating surface of 39,618 sq. ft.

Gross register, 10,786 tons; length, 527 '6 ft. ; breadth, 63 -2 ft.; depth,
moulded, 41 9 ft.

Photographs of the original engines and of the vessel under construction
are shown in the collection of Marine Engines.

294. Half block model of S.S. "Aska." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent
by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Co., 1890. N. 1846.

This schooner-rigged steamer was built of steel at Troon, N.B., in 1889,
for the British India Steam Navigation Co. She has a single deck and five
bulkheads, also a shade deck.

Her engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 16 in., 26 in., and
42 in. diam., by 30 in. stroke, indicating 2,200 h.p.

Steam is supplied by one double-ended boiler, with four corrugated
furnaces, giving a grate area of 78 sq. ft.

Gross tonnage, 527 tons ; length, 190 ft. ; breadth, 29 ft. ; depth,
12 -25 ft.

Prints of the engines are shown in the collection of Marine Engines.
(See No. 857.)

295. Half block model of S.Ss. ''Windsor "and " Hounslow."
(Scale 1 : 48.) Lent by Messrs. Watts, Ward & Co., 1890.

N. 1849,

These schooner-rigged steamers were built of steel at West Hartlepool in
1890 for the Britain Steam Ship Co. They are well decked, have one iron
deck, two tiers of beams, web frames, and a cellular double bottom 268 ft.
long, with a water ballast capacity of 653 tons. There are five bulkheads.
The poop is 29 ft. long, quarter-deck 102 ft., bridge deck 118 ft., and
forecastle 31 ft.

The engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 23 in., 37 '5 in., and
61 * 5 in. diam., by 39 in. stroke. Steam at 160 Ib. pressure is supplied by
two single -ended steel boilers with six corrugated furnaces, giving a grate
area of 99 sq. ft. and 3,520 sq. ft. of heating surface.

Gross tonnage, 2,797 tons ; length, 314-5 ft.; breadth, 40 '5 ft.; depth,
20 -4 ft.

296. Half block model and drawing of S.Ss. " Ching Ping"
and " Fu Ping." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent by the Blyth Ship-
building Co., 1891. N. 1861.

These two schooner-rigged screw steamers were built of steel at Blyth,
Northumberland, in 1890 for the Chinese Engineering and Mining Co.
They are constructed with web frames, and have iron decks, with poops
33 ft., bridges 44 ft., and forecastles 29 ft. long.



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Their engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 15 in., 25 in,,
and 41 in. diam., by 24 in. stroke.

Gross register, 886 tons; length, 215 ft.; breadth, 32*1 ft.; depth,
13-2 ft.

297. Rigged model of S.S. " City of Vienna." (Scale 1 : 48.)
Lent by Messrs. George Smith and Sons, 1888. N. 1816.

This barque-rigged steamer was built of steel by Messrs. Workman,
lark & Co. at Belfast in 1890 for the East Indian passenger and cargo
trade. She has three decks, two being of steel sheathed with wood ; the
poop is 40 ft. long, bridge deck 162 ft., and forecastle 42 ft.

Her engines are three-stage expansion, with cylinders 32 in., 53 in., and
87 '5 in. diam., by 60 in. stroke, indicating 4,000 h.p. Her speed is
15 knots.

Steam at 160 Ib. pressure is supplied by four single-ended steel boilers,
each 14*5 ft. diam., by 11'5 ft. long, with 12 furnaces, giving a grate area
of 210 sq. ft., and 8,570 sq. ft. of heating surface ; the furnaces have forced
draught onHowden's system ; (see No. 913).

Gross register, 4,672 tons ; length, 412-25 ft. ; breadth, 46 -6 ft, ; depth,
29 -25 ft.

298. Rigged model of S.S. " Dunottar Castle." (Scale 1 : 48.)
Lent by the Fail-field Shipbuilding and Engineering Co.,
1901. N. 2269.

This three-masted, schooner-rigged, screw steamer was built of steel and
-engined at Glasgow, in 1890, by the Fairfield Co. for the Union- Castle line ;
she established a record on her maiden voyage from Dartmouth to Cape
Town (16 5 days) and has since broken it.

She has a cellular double bottom, 320 ft. long, with a water ballast
capacity of 779 tons, and is subdivided internally by seven watertight bulk-
heads extending to the upper deck. There are two decks and a spar deck
and four tiers of beams ; her poop is 115 ft., bridge deck 155 ft., and fore-
castle 55 ft. in length. Accommodation is provided for 160 first class,
100 second class and 100 third class passengers.

The engines are a three- stage expansion set, with cylinders 38 in., 61 5
in. and 100 in. diam., by 66 in. stroke. Steam at 160 Ib. pressure is supplied
by four double-ended multitubular boilers, 15 25 ft. diam. and 18 7 ft. in.
length, giving a total of 24 corrugated furnaces, a grate surface of 500 sq. ft.,
and a heating surface of 17,816 sq. ft. The engines indicate 7,000 h.p. and
give a speed of 17 knots. The propeller is four-bladed, with cast steel blades
and boss.

Gross register, 5,465 tons; length, 420 ft. ; breadth, 49 '8 ft.; moulded
depth, 33 -2 ft.

299. Drawing of stern-wheel S. "Ivenia." (Scale 1: 64.)
Lent by Messrs. Kincaid & Co., 1891. N. 1856.

This shows the plan, profile, and sections of the first vessel ordered by
the Imperial British East Africa Co. for the inland navigation of their
territories. She was built at Greenock in 1890 by Messrs. Kincaid & Co.,
and sent to Mombasa in sections. As a means of defence against natives,
a perforated tube runs round the vessel under the gunwale moulding, by
which boiler steam can be discharged so as to prevent boarding. A quick-
firing Hotchkiss gun is also carried, mounted on the promenade deck. She
is fitted with three large rudders, the centre one being balanced, and all
three are connected with the same yoke on the promenade deck.

The engines are of the two-stage expansion type, with one cylinder on
the port and the other on the starboard side. They are placed on the inner
ends of a pair of steel beams which carry the paddle-wheel on the outer
ends ; the beams rest on trunnions, by which arrangement the immersion
of the floats can be adjusted. The steam and exhaust passages are through



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the trunnions. Steam is supplied at 120 Ib. pressure by a locomotive boiler
with capacious fire-box for burning wood. The speed is 10 knots.

Length, 80 ft. ; breadth, 21 ft. ; draught of water, light, 1 5 f t. ; draught
of water, fully loaded, 3*25 ft.

300. Sectional half model of a petroleum steamer. (Scale
1 : 48.) Lent by Messrs. Sir "W. G. Armstrong, Mitchell
& Co., 1892. Plate V., No. 3. N. 2006.

This is a steamer specially designed in 1891 for the conveyance of petro-
leum in bulk. This oil was at first carried only by wooden sailing ships, in
barrels in the hold, whereby much space was lost and a heavy cost for
packages incurred. Three ships for the conveyance of oil in bulk were
built at Jarrow in 1872, but were never tried, and subsequently some
ordinary cargo vessels were altered to enable them to carry petroleum in
tanks, but they were only partially successful. The first tank steamer used
was the " Gliickauf ," built by Sir W. G-. Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. in 1886.

Petroleum steamers, the use of which has increased considerably in
recent years (see Nos. 320 and 674), usually have their machinery aft, with
oil holds up to the main deck, and a long trunk from 10 ft. to 15 ft. wide
from the main to the spar deck ; this trunk acts as a feeder, and allows
the oil to expand and contract without its affecting the vessel's stability
by becoming a shifting cargo. The oil hold is divided into compartments,
frequently by a centre line bulkhead and by transverse bulkheads about
20 ft. apart ; the ordinary structural details are also modified so as to insure
oil- tight joints.

The vessels carry powerful pumps, and have large oil and water mains
led along the main deck, with branches into the various compartments
or tanks, and connections for pipes from the shore. The tanks may con-
tain oil of different qualities, and can be filled or emptied separately ; the
steamer shown has eight bulkheads, forming seven tanks 24 ft. long, while
the engines, boilers, and pumps are in an after compartment.

The steamer represented is of about the following dimensions : Gross
register, 3,000 tons ; length, 316 ft. ; breadth, 38 ft. ; depth, 30 ft.

301. Half block model of S.S. " Ophir." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent
by the Orient Steam Navigation Co., 1893. N. 1573.

This schooner-rigged twin-screw steamer was built of steel at Glasgow in
1891, by Messrs. R. Napier and Sons, for the Australian trade. She has four
steel decks, two of which are sheathed with wood.

She has two sets of three-stage expansion engines, with cylinders 34 in.,
51 '5 in., and 85 in. diam., with a stroke of 54 in. Steam at 160 Ib. pressure
is supplied by five double-ended and two single-ended steel boilers, with
36 ribbed furnaces, giving a grate area of 756 sq. ft., and a heating surface
of 26,000 sq. ft. The normal indicated h.p. is 9,500, and the maximum
11,400 h.p. Her speed is from 18 to 18 75 knots, and she carries a total
of 892 passengers.

There are two manganese bronze three-bladed propellers, 17 ft. diam.
and 23 25 ft. pitch. The propeller shafts project about 39 ft. aft from the
skin of the ship, and are 23 ft. between centres.

The " Ophir " was the first vessel in the Australian trade fitted with
twin screws ; she has large coal capacity as her permanent bunkers, which
are arranged alongside and between the boiler compartments, are sufficient
to enable her to steam 15 5 days at 16 knots, equal to 6,000 miles. If the
holds were also filled with fuel the vessel could steam 14,000 miles at full
speed, or cruise 130 days at 10 knots.

Displacement, at 24 5 ft. draught, 10,600 tons ; gross register tonnage,
6,910 tons ; length, 465 ft. ; breadth, 53 3 ft. ; depth, 34 1 ft.

302. Rigged model of S.S. " Scot." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent by
the Union Steam Ship Co., 1898. N. 2164.

This twin-screw schooner-rigged steamer was built of steel at Dumbarton
in 1891, by Messrs. W. Denny and Bros., for the Cape mail service. She is



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constructed with a cellular double bottom, to contain 1,000 tons of water
ballast, and with 14 watertight bulkheads, ten of which are carried up to the
upper deck. She has five decks, of which the upper and spar deck are
of steel, wood sheathed, and a poop and forecastle each 60 ft. long, with a
promenade deck 256 ft. in length.

In 1896 this vessel was lengthened by the insertion of 54 ft. immediately
forward of the boiler compartment ; this was performed on regular launch-
ing ways. The ship was divided by drilling out the rivets of the shell
plating, frames, stringers, &c., in line with the midship watertight bulkhead ;
the stanchions carrying the promenade deck were then loosened so that the
saloon structure remained, while the bow portion of the hull was drawn
forward by winches. The additional part was then built up under the
promenade deck.

She has accommodation for 204 first-class, 105 second-class, and 100
third-class passengers, but should occasion arise many more of the latter
class could be provided for.

She is propelled by two sets of three-stage expansion engines, with
cylinders 34*5 in., 57 '5 in., and 92 in. diam., by 60 in. stroke. Steam at
170 Ib. pressure is supplied by six double-ended steel boilers, 15 25 ft. diam.
and 18 ft. long, having 36 corrugated furnaces 3 '75 ft. diam., a grate area
of 804 sq. ft. and a heating surface of 22,964 sq. ft. The funnels reach
98 ft. above the fire bars and 60 ft. above the deck. The boilers are placed
in two separate watertight compartments.

The propellers are three-bladed, 17 '5 ft. diam., 25 ft. pitch, with a
distance of 18 ft. between their centres.

On her trial, when drawing 23 ft., the engines made 80 revs, per min. and
indicated 11,656 h.p., with a boiler pressure of 170 Ib. and a vacuum of
26 in. ; the speed was 18 * 8 knots. Her maiden trip from Southampton to
Cape Town was accomplished in the record time of 15d. 2h. 10m. Her coal
capacity is 3,000 tons.

The following are the leading dimensions :

Before lengthening. After lengthening.

Displacement - 10,000 tons. 11,500 tons.

Gross register - 6,844 7,815

Length - 477 ft. 531 ft.

Breadth 54- 7 54-8

Depth - 25-9 25-9

303. Half block model of S.S. "Ibex." (Scale 1 : 48.) Lent
by the Great Western Railway Co., 1891. N. 1872.

This twin-screw steamer was built of steel at Birkenhead in 1891, for the



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