Cole-Bentinck chain pump Collet
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Cole-Bentinck chain pump
Design for an improved ships chain pump by John Bentinck FRS (1737-1775), British Navy Captain, and William Cole. Sectional elevation, 1:24 scale. From Smeaton volume 2, fol. 117. A patent (no. 982) was granted for the design on 17 January 1771 for chain pumps for raising water out of ships. The 'Cole-Bentinck' pump was adopted for use in all Royal Navy ships.
Original: engraving. 1771
- Image reference: RS-5469
- The Royal Society
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