Pembroke Dockyard and the Old Navy: A Bicentennial History

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The Royal Dockyard at Pembroke Dock produced over 250 warships for the Royal Navy, including five royal yachts, between its founding in 1814 and its closure after the First World War. Prior to this, no ocean-going ships had ever been built on the south shores of Milford Haven, where the most complex piece of machinery used was the horse-drawn plough. Yet within twenty years Pembrokeshire men were building major British warships and they did so for the next hundred years. This long century, from the Napoleonic Wars until ...

Pembroke Dockyard and the Old Navy: A Bicentennial History 2014, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750952149

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