Sixth Thames Shipbuilding Symposium, 9 May 2015

February 2015

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We are so excited about the forthcoming Thames Shipbuilding Symposium that we think everyone should see the full programme of events to appreciate the riches in store on 9 May.

The event takes place at the brilliant Museum of London Docklands

 

Chris Ellmers – ‘Unfortunate in Business’ – John Dudman and the Grove Street Dockyard, Deptford, 1790-1813
 
Dr. Ian Friel – Royal Shipbuilding on the Thames, 1509-1547
 
Richard Endsor – Charles II and Shipbuilding at Deptford
 
 Professor Andrew Lambert – J.M.W Turner, Charles Napier, and the ‘Aaron Manby’; the Iron Steam Boat and the Making of the British Century
 
Alex Werner – Cultural and Industrial Transfer – Visiting Indian Shipwrights in Early Victorian London
 
 Des Pawson – The London Men and Women who made the Tools that made the Sails
 
Stuart Rankin and Dr. Roger Owen – Thomas Howard (1796-1872) and the King and Queen Foundry (Rotherhithe Foundry)
 
Brendan O’Farrell – Dudgeons, Millwall Shipbuilders, 1860-1877
 
 Dr. Roy Fenton – The SS ‘Robin’ and her Bow Creek Builders
 

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