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NameBuild the Ships, The Official Story of the Shipyards in Wartime
CategoryProduction at Home
DepartmentMinistry Of Information
Issued ForAdmiralty
SO.Code70-470
Published Feb/1946
Pages64
FormP3
Size17.5 x 22.5
ARJ057.0/D
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Price£3.99
DescriptionThis book gives the story of how Britain's Shipyards managed to carry out such amazing work during World War Two in building new ships and fixing damaged ones. The industry was rejuvenated after the slump prior to the war and managed enormous effects whilst training new people from all other walks of life to replace skilled workers including women coming into the shipyards for the first time.
Organisations referenced
People referenced
Glossary referenced
Admiralty Alexander, Albert Victor, 1st Earl of Hillsborough
Bremer Vulkan AG Beveridge, William Henry, 1st Baron
Chrysler Churchill, Winston
Fire Brigade Handley, Thomas Reginald 'Tommy'
Fleet Air Arm Knox, William Franklin 'Frank'
Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG Pritchett, Sir Victor Sawdon
Merchant Navy Selkirk, Alexander
Ministry of War Transport
Nazi Party
RAF Coastal Command
The Royal Navy
United Nations