The Voyage of Detroit Thomas Fleming Day

ISBN: 9780884482598

Published: April 1st 2003

Paperback

156 pages


Description

The Voyage of Detroit  by  Thomas Fleming Day

The Voyage of Detroit by Thomas Fleming Day
April 1st 2003 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 156 pages | ISBN: 9780884482598 | 10.46 Mb

In 1912 Thomas Fleming Day, editor of The Rudder, decided to demonstrate the reliability of the internal combustion engine by taking a 35-foot double-ended powerboat from New York to St. Petersburg, Russia. The trip was an adventure: the vesselsMoreIn 1912 Thomas Fleming Day, editor of The Rudder, decided to demonstrate the reliability of the internal combustion engine by taking a 35-foot double-ended powerboat from New York to St. Petersburg, Russia. The trip was an adventure: the vessels freeboard was only 2 1/2 feet so she was usually awash and always rolling- the engine noise was deafening- and the boat caught fire and nearly blew up.

After completing the rugged North Sea leg, Day writes, The last thing I did was to visit the engine room and kiss the motor good-bye.



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "The Voyage of Detroit":


brusselssummerschoolofcompetitionlaw.com

©2010-2015 | DMCA | Contact us