Liffey Ships and Shipbuilding


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This book provides a comprehensive history of the four shipbuilding yards that have operated along Dublin's River Liffey since shipbuilding began there. It begins with the Walpole and Webb shipyard from the early 1830's and documents the progression of the shipbuilding industry in Dublin throughout the First World War, the Great Depression, the Second World War and the vital part the shipyards played in keeping the neutral Irish merchant fleet operating in order to feed the country during the war - resulting in secret talks ...

Liffey Ships and Shipbuilding 2010, Mercier Press

ISBN-13: 9781856356855

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