Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press (May 20, 2011)
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In A Bridge of Ships James Pritchard tells the tale of the quickly altering situations and forceful personalities that formed govt shipbuilding coverage. He examines the possession and enlargement of the shipyards and the function of send repairing, in addition to recruitment and coaching of the labour strength. He additionally tells the tale of the fight for metal and the growth of ancillary industries. Pritchard presents a definitive photograph of Canada's wartime send creation, assesses the associated fee (more than $1.2 billion), and explains why such a massive attempt left this sort of short-lived legacy. the tale of Canada's shipbuilding is as fabulous as that of the nation's wartime army. The group of workers of either multiplied greater than fifty occasions, but the background of wartime shipbuilding continues to be nearly unknown. With the disappearance of the Canadian shipbuilding from either the land and reminiscence, it's time to bear in mind and check its contribution to Allied victory.