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Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the magnetic character of the armour-plated ships of the royal navy, and on the effect on the compass of particular arrangements of iron in a ship' by Frederick John Owen Evans and Archibald Smith

Reference number: RR/5/70

Date: 22 April 1865

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Recommends also that the paper be circulated amongst ship builders and commanders. 'Would that our Rulers could be taught that Science is not only Power but Economy'.

Subject: Physics and Chemistry

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1865]

Reference number
RR/5/70
Earliest possible date
22 April 1865
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Thomas Romney Robinson

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Thomas Romney Robinson, Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the magnetic character of the armour-plated ships of the royal navy, and on the effect on the compass of particular arrangements of iron in a ship' by Frederick John Owen Evans and Archibald Smith, 22 April 1865, RR/5/70, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_5_70/referees-report-by-thomas-romney-robinson-on-a-paper-on-the-magnetic-character-of-the-armour-plated-ships-of-the-royal-navy-and-on-the-effect-on-the-compass-of-particular-arrangements-of-iron-in-a-ship-by-frederick-john-owen-evans-and-archibald-smith, accessed on 16 April 2024

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