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History of New York ship yards.


Port Washington, N.Y., I.J. Friedman [1970] .
ISBN 9780871980861, 087198086X

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Subjects New York (State) -- New York.
Shipyards -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Shipyards.
Series Empire State historical publication ; no. 86.
Description 165 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Reprint of the 1909 edition.
Contents Colonial Period -- 1784 to 1820. Early American New York shipbuilders-The "Clermont" and her builder -- Period of large development in shipbuilding-Marine railway and dry docks -- tools -- Strikes of shipyard employees, and formation of trade unions in New York City -- Mechanics' Bell -- New era in shipbuilding-Ocean steamships-clipper ships -- Launching of vessels and launching disasters- dry dock accidents -- High water in wooden shipbuilding-yacht "America"-Record of prominent American clipper ships -- Decline of wooden shipbuilding.
Genre History.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)78079
(OCoLC)ocm00078079
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Morrison, John H. 1841-1917.
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