Online Encyclopedia

MIOSNIP SECTION

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 605 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
MIOSNIP SECTION. Exhibition of 1900 would have produced some life-saving invention which might prove a benefit to the civilized world, but so lacking in real merit were the life-saving exhibits that the jury of experts were unable to award to any of the 435 competitors the Andrew Pollok prize of £4000 for the best method or device for saving life from shipwreck. The rocket apparatus, which in the United Kingdom is under the management of the coast-guard, renders excellent service in life-saving. This, next to the life-boat, is the most important and successful means by which shipwrecked persons are rescued
End of Article: MIOSNIP SECTION
[back]
MIOSHIP
[next]
COMTE ANDRE FRANCOIS MIOT DE MELITO (1762-1841)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.