Froude's Apparatus for Testing Hull Shapes

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This view shows shows the length of the building and water tank in which models were tested.

The cradle was used to tow the models through the tank by riding along the rail tracks that can be seen.

It also .

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Identifier ref 807
Coverage Devon. Torquay
Format greyscale photograph; 163 mm x 211 mm
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights AEW
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Brunel. Maritime. Engineering. Safety
Type Image
Keywords construction engineering froude ship architecture hull design diagram admiralty