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By Ian Johnston

ISBN-10: 184832216X

ISBN-13: 9781848322165

Although top recognized for big liners and capital ships, among 1914 and the of entirety of the wartime programmes in 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons outfitted an unlimited diversity of vessels – significant warships right down to destroyers and submarines, strange designs like a seaplane provider and submarine depot send, or even a batch of war-standard service provider ships. This makes the backyard a very reliable exemplar of the wartime shipbuilding attempt. Like so much shipyards of the time, Clydebank hired specialist photographers to list the complete technique of building, utilizing large-plate cameras that produced photos of attractive readability and element; yet not like such a lot shipyard images, Clydebank's assortment has survived, even if rather few of the photographs have ever been released. For this publication a few two hundred of the main telling have been conscientiously chosen, and scanned to the top criteria, depicting in remarkable aspect each element of the yard's output, from the lining Aquitania in 1914 to the cruiser company, accomplished in 1920.

Although ships are the focus of the e-book, the photographs additionally chronicle the impression of the battle on operating stipulations within the backyard and, might be so much visible within the creation of girls in huge numbers to the staff. With long and informative captions, and an authoritative advent through Ian Johnston, this booklet is a bright portrait of a misplaced on the top of its success.

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