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

By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

This e-book 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 presents an overview of Thomas and the Andrews relations; and should be gratefully stated through the numerous who search to benefit extra approximately this modest guy – 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 planet, Harland and Wolff. a lot of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS tremendous on thirty first might 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

something of the influence in town and the Andrews family members 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 satisfy humans he knew. examine the Andrews

family industries, the companies, colleges, church buildings and firms within the city. The publication contains 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 topics that may have been

discussed around the eating desk at Ardara, the Andrews kin home.

This illustrated booklet may have an intrinsic allure for somebody with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and large, and in addition for these drawn to studying extra concerning the ancient city of

Comber, County Down.

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