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Novel Type Of Ocean Greyhound

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
February
Year
1903
Copyright
Public Domain
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A Vienna dispatch to the London Express says: An Austrian engiueer of note, Ilerr Wetkovic, has invented a new type of ship whick he claims wlll be capa ble oL traveüng at Ugbtning speed. Herr Wetkovic declaros that when períected it will enable a journcy around the world to be made in a week. The ship does not displace water, but glides orer the surface like a skute over ice. Ingenious contrivances are constructel to minimize frlcüon aiid air pressure.