The remarkable growth of paleobotany within recent years is revealed in the expanded body of literature and by the increase in number of languages in which it is written.
New techniques are involved in the use of cuticles and the electron microscope.
#1920 It would seem that in about 1960, a brief history booklet was privately published entitled 'Slipways to Success', the story of the 'Sunderland Shipbuilding Group'.
Just 20 pages but with brief (very brief) histories of the seven companies which then comprised the group.
I wonder exactly where the 'Haswell thru to Sunderland Shipbuilding Company' yard was located? And when they acquired it, in 1955, it still had a repaired hole in the hull from the horn of one of those deranged animals.
Seeds now appear to have been recognized in the Upper Devonian, and a considerable number of primitive seeds have lately been found in the Lower Carboniferous calciferous sandstone.
Decreased coal mining has curtailed the supply of Carboniferous compressions.
In North America outstanding progress has been made in the study of petrified plants in coal balls.
Vessels built by 'Iliff' seen to have their own short numbering system commencing in 1872. The reference to 'South Dock' is a puzzle to the webmaster.
It would seem that George Bartram retired from business in 1871 & that after he retired the 'Bartram' business moved to what I termed on page 045 'a new shipbuilding yard' at South Dock. Agnes gigs (6 oared open boats), named Gipsy & O&M, rescued the passengers & crew & returned to salvage the cargo which included 450 (have also read 460) live cattle which had been spilled into the sea (& their handlers). on p.261), 2 (Miramar, link, you now must be registered to access).