By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence
This publication paints an intimate photo of Comber, County Down, domestic city of Thomas Andrews Junior, Shipbuilder, through the thirty-nine years of his brief yet highly influential life
It offers an overview of Thomas and the Andrews kinfolk; and may be gratefully said by way of the various who search to benefit extra approximately this modest guy – some of the most iconic, yet
relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.
Thomas Andrews Junior was once leader Engineer in what was once 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 might 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes
something of the effect in town and the Andrews family members of the tragic occasions of the
Join the 1912 ‘walking journey’ to work out Comber as Thomas himself could have noticeable it – or peruse the Ulster Directories of 1870 and 1912 to satisfy humans he knew. examine the Andrews
family industries, the companies, colleges, church buildings and agencies within the city. The booklet contains a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in line with articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key international occasions on the time. those have been the themes that might have been
discussed around the eating desk at Ardara, the Andrews kin home.
This illustrated e-book can have an intrinsic allure for an individual with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and massive, and likewise for these attracted to studying extra concerning the ancient city of
Comber, County Down.