Shipbuilder's Yarn: The Record of a Naval Constructor

By: D'EYNCOURT, Eustace H.W. Tennyson, Sir

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D'EYNCOURT, Eustace H.W. Tennyson, Sir. A Shipbuilder's Yarn: The Record ofa Naval Constructor. London : Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd, n.d. [ca 1940]. Pp (8),9-207,(1), portrait frontispiece + 16 pages of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1360. Chapters : 1. At Hadley House; 2. Family Portraits; 3. The Thorny Path; 4. ; 5. 'Prentice Days; 6. Settling Down; 7. ; 8. Appointment at the Admiralty; 9. ; 10. Naval Constructors at Work; 11. Ships and Airships; 12. Big Ships in Battle; 13. Little Ships at War; 14. Mr Churchill Wants a Landship [on tanks]; 15. The King has a Ride [more on tanks]; 16. Post-War Troubles; 17. Cutting Down the Navy; 18. A Change of Work; 19. AbroadAgain; 20. Keeping the Peace; 21. Conclusion. With Appendix (D'Eyncourt's 1924 lecture "Recent Developments in Naval Architecture", pp.189-202) and index. A very nice bright, tight copy. 95.00

Title: Shipbuilder's Yarn: The Record of a Naval Constructor

Author Name: D'EYNCOURT, Eustace H.W. Tennyson, Sir

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1940,:

Seller ID: 33560

Keywords: SHIPBUILDING NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM ROYAL NAVY BRITISH INDUSTRY HISTORY,