A Chronicle Of Comber: The Town of Thomas Andrews, by Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence PDF

By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

ISBN-10: 1908448075

ISBN-13: 9781908448071

This e-book paints an intimate photograph of Comber, County Down, domestic city of Thomas Andrews Junior, Shipbuilder, in the course of the thirty-nine years of his brief yet highly influential life

(1873–1912).

It offers an overview of Thomas and the Andrews kinfolk; and should be gratefully said through the numerous who search to profit extra approximately this modest guy – probably the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

Thomas Andrews Junior used to be leader Engineer in what used to be then the most important shipyard on the planet, Harland and Wolff. lots of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS immense on thirty first could 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

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

following year.

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

family industries, the companies, colleges, church buildings and organizations within the city. The booklet incorporates a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in response to articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key global occasions on the time. those have been the themes that might have been

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

This illustrated publication can have an intrinsic charm for an individual with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and sizeable, and in addition for these attracted to studying extra in regards to the historical city of

Comber, County Down.

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