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By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

This publication 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


It offers an overview of Thomas and the Andrews kinfolk; and may be gratefully stated via the numerous who search to profit extra approximately this modest guy – probably the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

Thomas Andrews Junior used to be leader Engineer in what was once then the biggest shipyard on the planet, Harland and Wolff. lots of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS tremendous on thirty first may possibly 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

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

following year.

Join the 1912 ‘walking journey’ to work out Comber as Thomas himself may have noticeable 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 corporations within the city. The booklet contains a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in accordance with articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key international occasions on the time. those have been the themes that will 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 gigantic, and likewise for these attracted to studying extra concerning the old city of

Comber, County Down.

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