Life of William Denny, Ship-Builder, Dumbarton

Life of William Denny, Ship-Builder, Dumbarton

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Bruce, Alexander

Hodder, 1889.

second edition, revised. ppxvi 479. frontispiece portrait. map.

very good condition hardback in the original binding, with just a little wear. 


the only substantial biography of William Denny. a detailed study, including his career in shipbuilding and naval architecture, the development of the Experimental Tank, service on the Load-Line Committee, his work on reform in the shipbuilding industry, etc, etc. also covers his domestic and religious life, work for the good of Dumbarton, travels in South America, etc.