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Brunel's ships

Author: Denis Griffiths; Fred M Walker; Andrew D Lambert
Publisher: London : Chatham Pub. : in association with the National Maritime Museum, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, a team of marine engineer, historian, and naval architect combine to analyse the scientific and economic context, the reality of Brunel's contribution, and the technical features of his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Isambard Kingdom Brunel; Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Griffiths; Fred M Walker; Andrew D Lambert
ISBN: 1861761023 9781861761026
OCLC Number: 42003586
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Man and his Ships / Andrew Lambert --
Brunel and Shipbuilding --
Formation of the GWSS Company / Denis Griffiths --
The Genesis of the Great Western / Denis Griffiths --
Brunel, the Navy and the screw propeller / Andrew Lambert --
Iron shipbuilding / Fred M Walker --
The GWSS Company Works / Denis Griffiths --
The Great Britain and the end of the GWSS Company / Denis Griffiths --
The ships --
The steamship Great Western / Denis Griffiths --
HMS Rattler --
Brunel's warship in service, 1845-56 / Andrew Lambert --
The Screw-propelled iron steamship Great Britain / Denis Griffiths --
The Steamship Great Eastern / Denis Griffiths.
Responsibility: Denis Griffiths, Andrew Lambert, and Fred Walker.

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