Mishaps with Wooden Ships
Brunel's first ship was the Great Western. It caught fire on its maiden voyage. Brunel narrowly missed serious injury when he slipped while trying to put the flames out. Brunel then decided not to build his later ships from wood.
Written by CN Ellacombe Primary Year 6 Jan 2003
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|Written by||CN Ellacombe Primary Year 6 Jan 2003|
|Format||engraving; 192 mm x 150 mm|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Rights||Torbay Library Services|
|Keywords||Brunel portrait engineer fashion costume|