New PDF release: A Shipyard at War: Unseen Photographs from John Brown's,

By Ian Johnston

ISBN-10: 184832216X

ISBN-13: 9781848322165

Although most sensible recognized for giant liners and capital ships, among 1914 and the of completion of the wartime programmes in 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons equipped an unlimited diversity of vessels – significant warships all the way 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 stable exemplar of the wartime shipbuilding attempt. Like such a lot shipyards of the time, Clydebank hired specialist photographers to checklist the complete technique of building, utilizing large-plate cameras that produced photos of wonderful readability and element; yet in contrast to so much shipyard images, Clydebank's assortment has survived, even though really few of the photographs have ever been released. For this e-book a few 2 hundred of the main telling have been conscientiously chosen, and scanned to the top criteria, depicting in remarkable aspect each point of the yard's output, from the lining Aquitania in 1914 to the cruiser firm, accomplished in 1920.

Although ships are the main target of the publication, the images additionally chronicle the influence of the conflict on operating stipulations within the backyard and, possibly so much obvious within the creation of ladies in huge numbers to the team. With long and informative captions, and an authoritative advent through Ian Johnston, this e-book is a brilliant portrait of a misplaced on the peak of its success.

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