By Philip MacDougall
Based in 1570, Chatham Dockyard quick turned essentially the most vital naval yards for the fix and development of warships, preserving a pre-eminent place for the subsequent four hundred years. situated at the River Medway, the backyard was once accountable for the development of over 500 warships in all, those starting from basic naval pinnaces to first-rates that fought at Trafalgar, and concluding with the hunter-killer submarines of the nuclear age.
during this targeted new background of the backyard from skilled neighborhood and maritime writer Philip MacDougall, specific realization is given to the ultimate 2 hundred years of the yard’s historical past, the artisans and labourers who labored ther,e and the altering tools utilized in the development of a few of the best warships to go into naval carrier. Coinciding with the dockyard’s looking prestige as a global history web site, this attention-grabbing heritage areas Chatham firmly in its total ancient context.
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