coaling station


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a seaport where ships can take on supplies of coal

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However, in 1839, Commander Stafford Haines took Aden by force on behalf of the East India Company as the British needed a coaling station on the new steamship route between Suez and Bombay, now Mumbai.
South Yemen was focused on Aden, a coaling station at the bottom of the Red Sea that was occupied by the British in 1843.
Coalinga is named for Coaling Station A, once a stop for steam locomotives, which stoked up on coal from a local mine.
24, 1901 when acting secretary of war, Elihu Root, by direction of President Theodore Roosevelt, ordered the transfer of 360 acres of land from the Department of the Army's Fort Rosecrans military reservation to the Department of Navy for the purpose of constructing a coaling station.
A set of indexes guides readers to coaling stations, interlocking stations and former interlocking stations, passenger and non-passenger stations, tunnels, and viaducts.
In the late 19th century, the United States expanded its Navy and by 1900, became the third largest Navy in the world, but to fuel the fleet, the Navy needed coaling stations and repair yards around the globe--like the one offered by Hawaii.
Coaling stations were built at intervals, with the colonies of the British Empire providing many suitable locations so that steamers could reach all parts of the globe.
Components include: Interlinking Pattern and Production Management Systems, Continuous Mixers, Refractory Coaling Stations, Manual and Automatic Mold Closers.
The coal owner and his brother opened coaling stations around the world, supplying coal on a worldwide basis, most from their collieries in Rhondda.
With coaling stations around the globe, the organising ability of our grandfathers and great-grandfathers must have been absolutely phenomenal.