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The Birth of the Titanic -

McCaughan, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0773518649 / ISBN 13: 9780773518643
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press
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Title: The Birth of the Titanic -

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:BRAND NEW

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From the building of the gigantic twin gantries for Titanic and her sister ship Olympic, through keel-laying, framing, plating, launching, construction and installation of the vast engines, and the final fitting out of the elegant liner, the high-quality photographs and informative text and captions capture the almost superhuman achievement of the thousands of skilled men involved in this truly titanic task. Also covering the fatal maiden voyage, the collision and rescue attempts, and concluding with vivid descriptions of how the dreadful news was received in Belfast, this - the first major book to focus on the construction of the ship - is a unique addition to the Titanic legend.

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Michael McCaughan has reported extensively from Latin America for The Irish Times and The Guardian, among others. He is the author of True Crimes: Rodolfo Walsh, the Life and Times of a Radical Intellectual.

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