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

By Ian Johnston

Although top recognized for giant liners and capital ships, among 1914 and the of entirety 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 reliable exemplar of the wartime shipbuilding attempt. Like so much shipyards of the time, Clydebank hired specialist photographers to checklist the complete means of building, utilizing large-plate cameras that produced images of lovely readability and aspect; 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 publication a few 2 hundred of the main telling have been rigorously 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 company, accomplished in 1920.

Although ships are the main target of the booklet, the pictures additionally chronicle the impression of the battle on operating stipulations within the backyard and, might be such a lot seen within the creation of ladies in huge numbers to the group. With long and informative captions, and an authoritative advent via Ian Johnston, this ebook is a vibrant portrait of a misplaced on the peak of its success.

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