Author Results for Fred M Walker

Book Review – ‘The Rise and Fall of British Shipbuilding’ by Fred. M. Walker

By Fred M Walker

In just over 100,000 words, this volume purports to describe the thousand-year history of shipbuilding on our islands, to ascribe reasons for the climb to international leadership at the beginning of the twentieth century and then explain the near extinction of the industry a mere eighty years later. This is an ambitious objective for any […] Read More

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Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Miscellaneous | Shipbuilding & Design