Construction of Gunboats Castore and Polluce for Italian Ministry of War at Stabilimento Armstrong, Pozzuoli, 1888-89

By Herbert Rowell & Elisabeth Rowell, published February 1987


Herbert Rowell and Elisabeth Rowell have edited a first person monolog from Sir Herbert Rowell who worked for various shipbuilding firms. This article specifically details the account of Sir Rowell’s life from 1887, when he worked for an Italian firm, through 1891 when he returned to England. During this period, he designed gunboats. This article includes multiple illustrations of the work Sir Rowell undertook and some photographs of the author.

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Filed under: Mediterranean | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Biography | Science & Exploration | Shipbuilding & Design

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