Berthon’s Collapsing Life Boat
……Master Shipwright’s of Portsmouth Report on Berthon’s Collapsing Life Boat
by Cradock & Wheten
London ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 29 June, 1854.
a favourable report by the Assistant Master Shipwright and Foreman of Portsmouth Dockyard on the collapsible life boat designed by the Rev. E.L. Berthon of Fareham
folio [32x21cm]. 4 pages. unbound.
good clean condition with 3cm closed tear to first page.
Sinking of the Laconia, a tragedy in the Battle of the Atlantic
Paul Watkins, 1994