mtskull wrote:Preservation can mean many things but sometimes it just means saving something for later.
Mike Bull wrote:mtskull wrote:Preservation can mean many things but sometimes it just means saving something for later.
So just when is this 'later' that things are 'saved' for, then..?
PS, just to be perfectly clear, I am NOT a museologist.......
mtskull wrote:We have no way of knowing how much better future generations may be at gleaning information from old artifacts or what technology may one day exist to enable them to do so;
Renegadenemo wrote:Oh to see that thing go...
Parsons permission to run through the ranks was that this was the only way they could think of to demonstrate to the big-wigs who controlled the purse-strings that the new-fangled turbine technology had to be embraced, and quickly, as our naval fleet would soon become obsolete if someone else got their hands on it before we did.
Renegadenemo wrote:The admiralty just couldn't ignore what he had and the mighty Mauretania was launched only thirteen years later with steam turbines made by the Parsons Marine Turbine Co. Limited in Wallsend on Tyne. My home town.
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