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- DescriptionIn 1913 the shipyards of Britain were responsible for building half of all the world's ships; at the Clyde in Scotland at this time a new ship was launched every eighteen hours. This book looks at the subject's long history, from the Middle Ages through to the heyday of steam, providing a comprehensive guide to a transformed industry.
- Author BiographyFred Walker is a retired shipyard manager and naval architect. He has worked on the restoration and reconstruction of many historic vessels, and has written widely on maritime subjects, including Song of the Clyde, a history of shipbuilding on the River Clyde.
- Author(s)Fred M. Walker
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication10/12/2010
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Series TitleShire Library
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 565
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintShire Publications Ltd
- Content Note50 b/w; 30 col
- Weight150 g
- Width149 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine5 mm
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