Mauretania and her Builders

By Ian Buxton , published February 1996

Abstract

The financial background to Cunard’s decision to build the Mauretania is examined. The effect on the local enginering community is revealed, resulting in the double contract with John Brown and Swan Hunter, the terms of which are listed. The financial problems which resulted are revealed, as the discrepancy between prices and costs is outlined.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Shipbuilding & Design

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