Ships for a Nation: The History of John Brown & Co.Ltd., Clydebank Paperback – 29 Aug 2000
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Like all the ships John Brown launched - this book is definitely first class. -- Scots Magazine, December 2000
Much more than the history of one shipyard...a wonderful record of the rise and fall of british shipbuilding -strongly recommended. -- Warship World November 2000
This book is packed with marvellous text, magnificent photographs and meticulous detail. An atmospheric book and one to be treasured. -- Millennuim Bookshop --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
From the Publisher
The name John Brown is synonymous with the building of ships. For over a century the John Brown yard at Clydebank launched vessel after vessel, both naval battleship and cruise liner. The order book of the yard is a roll-call of British maritime history. Ian Johnston's book will bring endless hours of pleasure for those interested in ships and provides a veritable treasure trove of social history in this world-famous shipbuilding area. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.See all Product description
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He was a draughtsman to trade and always had an interest in engineering. He has thoroughly enjoyed the book. He says there is loads of detail and fantastic illustrations, bringing back many memories. Very highly recommended! Great seller and a good price.
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