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

By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

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


It presents an overview of Thomas and the Andrews kinfolk; and may be gratefully said by means of the numerous who search to profit extra approximately this modest guy – the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

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

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

following year.

Join the 1912 ‘walking travel’ to determine Comber as Thomas himself might 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 firms within the city. The booklet incorporates a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in accordance with articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key global occasions on the time. those have been the topics that might have been

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

This illustrated booklet can have an intrinsic allure for someone with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and large, and in addition for these attracted to studying extra concerning the historical city of

Comber, County Down.

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