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Cockatoo Island : Sydney's historic dockyard

Author: John Jeremy
Publisher: Sydney ; [Great Britain] : UNSW Press, 1998
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pays tribute to Sydney Harbour's largest and by far most fascinating island in this new edition. Focuses on the industrial history of Cockatoo Island and is the most detailed account of the dockyard,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Jeremy
ISBN: 0868408174 9780868408170
OCLC Number: 60607127
Description: xiii, 263 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A convict prison --
The graving docks --
The early dockyard 1857-1913 --
Administration under Commonwealth ownership 1913-92 --
Dockyard development --
Shipbuilding --
Ship repair and conversion --
Submarines --
Engineering --
Other activities --
The people of Cockatoo Dockyard --
In retrospect --
Postscript --
Appendix 1. Selected plans and ship drawings --
Appendix 2. Ships built before 1913 --
Appendix 3. Ships built after 1913 --
Appendix 4. Major ship repairs and alterations during World War I --
Appendix 5. Transports converted during World War I --
Appendix 6. Transports refitted during World War I --
Appendix 7. Ships reconverted for merchant service after World War I --
Appendix 8. Ship refits and repairs during World War II --
Appendix 9. Ship's boilers built during World War II --
Appendix 10. Naval surface ship refits and repairs after 1945 --
Appendix 11. Submarine refits --
Appendix 12. Docking and slipping of ships at Cockatoo Dockyard --
Appendix 13. Corporate information.
Responsibility: John Jeremy.
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