A Chronicle Of Comber: The Town of Thomas Andrews, by Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

This booklet paints an intimate photograph of Comber, County Down, domestic city of Thomas Andrews Junior, Shipbuilder, throughout the thirty-nine years of his brief yet highly influential life

(1873–1912).

It presents an overview of Thomas and the Andrews kin; and should be gratefully stated by means of the numerous who search to profit extra approximately this modest guy – essentially the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

Thomas Andrews Junior was once leader Engineer in what used to be then the most important shipyard on the earth, Harland and Wolff. a lot of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS great on thirty first may possibly 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

something of the effect in town and the Andrews kinfolk of the tragic occasions of the

following year.

Join the 1912 ‘walking travel’ to work out Comber as Thomas himself could have visible it – or peruse the Ulster Directories of 1870 and 1912 to fulfill humans he knew. examine the Andrews

family industries, the companies, colleges, church buildings and firms within the city. The publication features a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, according to articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key international occasions on the time. those have been the themes that may have been

discussed around the eating desk at Ardara, the Andrews family members home.

This illustrated e-book may have an intrinsic attraction for somebody with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and big, and in addition for these drawn to studying extra in regards to the old city of

Comber, County Down.

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