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Where Ships Are Born Sunderland 1346-1946 A History Of Shipbuilding  On The River Wear

A classic, very book, this extensively illustrated history of ship-building in Sunderland, by J.W. Smith and T.S. Holden, comes with an interesting letter to the owner. Covers shipbuilding from the earliest period, different yards, WWII, marine engineering, ship repair etc. Includes chronology of important dates in Wear shipbuilding history and 75 b&w photographs of ships, shipyards, personnel, etc. Published in 1947.  No Copyright infringement is intended.  Please contact us if you wish the eBook removed.