Charlotte Dundas

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Charlotte Dundas cut-awey drawin bi Robert Bowie
Charlotte Dundas cut-awey drawin bi Robert Bowie
Name: Charlotte Dundas
Namesake: Lady Charlotte Dundas (dauchter o Laird Dundas)
Ainer: Lord Dundas
Bigger: John Allan
Maiden voyage: 4 Januar 1803
Fate: Breuken up, 1861

Designed by William Symington (1764–1831)

Model of Charlotte Dundas kept in Victoria Museum, Melbourne, Australia
General chairacteristics
Teep: Paddle steamer
Lenth: 56 ft (17 m)
Beam: 18 ft (5.5 m)
Depth o hauld: 8 ft (2.4 m)
Speed: 2 mph (3.2 km/h)

Charlotte Dundas is regairdit as the warld's seicont successfu steamboat, the first towin steamboat an the boat that demonstratit the practicality o steam pouer for ships.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Fry, p. 27.