Comparative Tests of Run-of-Mine and Briquetted Coal on the Torpedo Boat Biddle

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From Introduction: "With the particular equipment used in the tests both coal and briquets were far from smokeless; consequently the data of this bulletin are applicable only by analogy to parallel operation with a coal more nearly smokeless, but nevertheless applicable with much reliability. It was the original intention to make a set of preliminary steaming tests alongside a dock (which tests furnish material for this bulletin) an to finish with a set of running tests at sea; but the running tests were never made. for lack of time and men."

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Ray, Walter T. & Kreisinger, Henry 1911.

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  • McAlpine, Kenneth "Made with the collaboration of Lieut. Commander Kenneth McAlpine, U. S. N. and Ensign J. W. Hayward, U. S. N."
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  • Main Title: Comparative Tests of Run-of-Mine and Briquetted Coal on the Torpedo Boat Biddle
  • Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 33
  • Added Title: United States Geological Survey Bulletin 403

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From Introduction: "With the particular equipment used in the tests both coal and briquets were far from smokeless; consequently the data of this bulletin are applicable only by analogy to parallel operation with a coal more nearly smokeless, but nevertheless applicable with much reliability. It was the original intention to make a set of preliminary steaming tests alongside a dock (which tests furnish material for this bulletin) an to finish with a set of running tests at sea; but the running tests were never made. for lack of time and men."

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50 p. : ill.

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"[Reprint of United States Geological Survey Bulletin 403]"

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Ray, Walter T. & Kreisinger, Henry. Comparative Tests of Run-of-Mine and Briquetted Coal on the Torpedo Boat Biddle, report, 1911; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12249/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.