ted to the scene of her exploits, twice ascended the river, and her ribs upon the strand of Clarence Cove were visible but a few years since, and may yet remain.
Her engines were 16 horse-power. Her weight, without engine, 33,600 pounds.
The Garry Owen was the first iron vessel with water-tight bulkheads; suggested by C. W. Williams.
Iron vessels for America, Ireland, France, India, and China were built in Scotland and on the Mersey, 1833-39.
The iron steam-vessels Nemesis and Phlegethon were used in the villainous Opium War of 1842.
They were not the last vessels built on the Clyde for piratical expeditions.
The Ironsides was the first iron sailing vessel of any magnitude employed for sea voyages.
The Great Britain, built at Liverpool, was the boldest effort in iron shipbuilding in her time, but was eclipsed by the Leviathan, afterwards renamed the Great Eastern, which was built from the designs of Brunel, by Russell & Co., at Millwall, on the Thames