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В августе 1849 года начальник штаба морской артиллерии и глава Норской военно-морской базы Роял Неви, адмирал Генри Чедс безаппеляционно заявил: «я думаю, железо никогда не сможет заменить дерево в деле строительства кораблей и создания оружия».

Цитата по Albion, Robert Greenhalgh. "Forests and Sea Power: The Timber Problem of the Royal Navy 1652-1862".
(Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books, 1965), стр. 404.
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