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Francis Petit Smith (1808-1874) English inventor from Kent. The first man successfully to apply the screw propeller to steam ships. In 1839 the 237-ton 'Archimedes' achieved 10 knots. Engraving from 'The Science Record' (New York, 1872).

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Francis Petit Smith (1808-1874) English inventor from Kent.  The first man successfully to apply the screw propeller to steam ships.  In 1839 the 237-ton 'Archimedes' achieved 10 knots.  Engraving from 'The Science Record' (New York, 1872).