A Letter to the Lords of the Admiralty on the Ship Manoeuvrer;
FOULERTON Robert (1846)
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with the Opinions of Naval Officers on its Merits, and the Result of the Experiments already Made, as shown in th Conflicting Reports from the Dock-yards of Woolwich and Sheerness. Printed for the Author..., London,
The Manoeuvrer was a small propeller which was intended to drive the ship round on its own axis, giving the posibility of manoeuvrability when the ship was disabled due to "...the failure of a Ship's rudder at a critical moment, and of an insufficiency of means to bring the guns to bear, when she is becalmed, or disabled in sails, rigiing or otherwise."
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