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Steel, Ships and Men : Cammell Laird and Company 1824-1993.

Author: Kenneth Warren
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The firm of Cammell Laird originated in a boiler works in 1824 before growing and diversifying to become one of a small number of companies worldwide which could build, armour and arm the largest warships from the operations of a single company group. After World War I, it was reconstructed as a naval and mercantile shipbuilder with important financial interests in steel and rolling stock manufacture. Booming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Warren
ISBN: 9781846314131 1846314135 0853239126 9780853239123
OCLC Number: 476210195
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (328 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Abbreviations used in Notes; Preface; Introduction; Part One: Nineteenth-century Developments; 1: The Establishment and Development of the Cammell Enterprise to 1864; 2: Laird Shipbuilding to the 1860s; 3: The Rewards and Problems of Headlong Growth: The Early Years of a Limited Company; 4: The Struggle to Retain the Rail Trade; 5: Loss of Momentum: Charles Cammell and Company, 1873-1903; 6: Laird Brothers, 1865-1903; 7: Workington, 1883-1909: A Case of Better Rather than Best?

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The firm of Cammell Laird originated in a boiler works in 1824 before growing and diversifying to become one of a small number of companies worldwide which could build, armour and arm the largest  Read more...

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