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A Chronicle Of Comber: The Town of Thomas Andrews, - download pdf or read online

By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

ISBN-10: 1908448075

ISBN-13: 9781908448071

This booklet paints an intimate photo of Comber, County Down, domestic city of Thomas Andrews Junior, Shipbuilder, through the thirty-nine years of his brief yet highly influential life


It presents an summary of Thomas and the Andrews relations; and should be gratefully said by way of the various who search to profit extra approximately this modest guy – probably the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

Thomas Andrews Junior was once leader Engineer in what was once then the most important shipyard on this planet, Harland and Wolff. a lot of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS massive on thirty first may perhaps 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

something of the influence in town and the Andrews relations of the tragic occasions of the

following year.

Join the 1912 ‘walking travel’ to work out Comber as Thomas himself might have noticeable it – or peruse the Ulster Directories of 1870 and 1912 to fulfill humans he knew. examine the Andrews

family industries, the companies, faculties, church buildings and enterprises within the city. The e-book contains a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in accordance with articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key international occasions on the time. those have been the topics that will have been

discussed around the eating desk at Ardara, the Andrews kinfolk home.

This illustrated publication could have an intrinsic attraction for a person with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and substantial, and likewise for these attracted to studying extra concerning the old city of

Comber, County Down.

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