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ROCKETS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE GAZETTE AND GUARDIAN. SIR,— I think you may be interesied in having a short account of some experiments made on ihv plan and recommended (hut which had before been tried, I think, in Cornwall), of using Rockets to convey lines from ships to the shore. Oil Tueid.iy last Mr G. Gyngell (who has been giving a display of fire.works at Swansea) prepared several rockets, and a la ge company assembled on the sands to witness their power. The result of the day's expe rimeuls prove the thing to he perfectly practicable hut, according to the size of the rocket so must the line be, and a belter means of coding the rope must be adopted. The line was carried from 120 to 3!)8 yards, and the rocket which carried the rppe 30» yards Wiis a very large one lb* and Would ai about 5!)G of elevation have carried the rope pro- bably 500 yards. This was rather a heavy cord. One rocket, which broke its line, shot forward G25 yards. I do trust the object may be persevered in and adopted. I am, sir, Your obedient servant, Bryn Sifi, near Swansea, HOBERT BY EllS. 13th Feb. 1838. --Z-

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