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  • The Thames Ironworksby Brian Belton

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    <div>The Thames Ironworks was an East London, Thames-side shipbuilding company that gave rise to West Ham United. The company also undertook civil engineering, marine engines, electrical engineering and motor cars, and produced ironwork for Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge and HMS Warrior. Today the Thames Ironworks Heritage Trust is restoring a... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man-hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 64.95

    Expert ship surveyor Don Butler shares a lifetime?s ship repair costing experience in this unique resource for accurate cost estimation and planning Includes hard to come by information on typical ship repair labor expectations for accurate man-hour forecasting and cost estimation Produced for marine engineers and marine industry professionals... more...

  • A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man Hoursby Don Butler

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95

    Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuildingby Anthony Burton

    The History Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    This is the story of how, from modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the 19th century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world. It begins with the age of sail, then moves on to the days of iron-hulled steamers. It shows how conflicts arose between the traditional shipwrights and the new men who came from the metal industries, leading... more...

  • The Battleship Builders Constructing and Arming British Capital Shipsby Ian Buxton; Ian Johnston

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    The launch in 1606 of HMS Dreadnought, the worlds's first all-big-gun battleship, rendered all existing battle fleets obsolete, but at the same time it wiped out the Royal Navy's numerical advantage, so expensively maintained for decades. Already locked in the same arms race with Germany, Britain urgently needed to build an entirely new battle... more...

  • The Officers, Men and Women of the Merchant Navy and MFA 1914?1919by S. D. Jarvis

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 23.49

    More than 2,500 merchant ships and auxiliaries were sunk during the war, by far the greatest majority by U boats. This volume contains the names of all who died serving in the merchant marine and in auxiliaries, armed merchant cruisers, hospital ships etc with the date of death. In each case the name of the ship is given and the individual?s function... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Harland and Wolffby Tom McCluskie

    The History Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    Harland and Wolff, the shipbuilder to the world, enjoyed a mighty heyday before crashing into obscurity. This illustrated book chronicles the history of Harland and Wolff from its creation to the present day. This is the fascinating story of arguably the world's greatest and best known shipbuilding company from glory days to collapse, told from the... more...

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