Chatham Dockyard at the heart of industry and sea power

Watts, M. (2019) Chatham Dockyard at the heart of industry and sea power. In: Sheppey History Society, 3 May 2019, Little Theatre, Sheerness.

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The history of Chatham Dockyard to the First World War, relating its importance to the Royal Navy and, as the premier shipyard of the Royal Navy, its importance to the industrial revolution. Also covers the expansion of the Medway towns to accommodate the skilled and unskilled labour brought in to take production from raw materials to end product.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain > DA0020 England > DA0670 Local history and description
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Humanities > Centre for Research, Kent History and Archaeology
Depositing User: Dr Martin Watts
Date Deposited: 07 May 2019 14:34
Last Modified: 07 May 2019 14:34

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