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By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

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

(1873–1912).

It offers an summary of Thomas and the Andrews kinfolk; and may be gratefully said by means 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 used to be leader Engineer in what used to be then the most important shipyard on this planet, Harland and Wolff. a lot of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS vast on thirty first might 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

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

following year.

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

family industries, the companies, faculties, church buildings and companies within the city. The ebook features a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in keeping 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 booklet may have an intrinsic attraction for somebody with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and huge, and in addition for these drawn to studying extra concerning the ancient city of

Comber, County Down.

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