OP2 Metals and the Sea

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Occasional Publication No 2

Papers presented at the Conference of the Historical Metallurgy Society held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Edited by Janet Lang (1990).

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Metals and the Sea

Occasional Publication No 2

Papers presented at the Conference of the Historical Metallurgy Society held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Edited by Janet Lang (1990).

Content

The importance of the S.S. Great Britain in shipbuilding history. J R Blake.

Mild steel and shipbuilding – the failure of Bessemer steel. J F Clarke.

The Industrial Revolution – its impact on the Navy. Douglas Braid.

Attack and defence. D K Brown and N J M Campbell.

Precision construction: irons contribution to modern shipbuilding. Fred M Walker.

The early history of Manual Metal Arc (MMA) welding in UK ship construction. G S Barritte.

A metallurgists’s view of the history of the marine propeller. A R French.

Technical dtudies of iron artifacts from Dwarka (Mahabharta Period) India. O P Agrawal, Hari Narain, Jai Prakash and G P Joshi.

Examination of some objects from early wrecks. J Lang. S La Niece, P T Craddock, M Cowell and W A Oddy.

Cornish copper and naval sheathing: New evidence for an old story. P T Craddock and D R Hook.

Metals at Sea – an overview. David Lyon.

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