The Shipbuilding Industry of Germany

The Shipbuilding Industry of Germany

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...came, that the German shipbuilding industry, evcn ai'ter the German shipowners had awakened to an enterprising initiative, not only looked to British shipbuilders as its teachers, but also, at first, availed itself of the British shipbuilding material, which, by virtue of direct connections by steamers, was readily obtainable, and did not get its material from German ironworks until later. Even now the conditions our Ironmaking Industry present difficulties, not only because the long distances have still to be reckoned with, but because, the total requirements of German Shipbuilding, in regard to iron Miliionen Tonnen IIIIIIIII_I_! IIIIIIIIImutlllllIlll IIIIIIIII.llllllllll.ll IIIIIIIIlllIlliIlllllll1llilll IIIIIIIIIlllll The Production of Pig Iron and Steel, and the Output of iron and Steel Shipbuilding in the United States The Production of Pig Iron and Steel, and the Output of Iron and Steel Shipbuilding, in France. material, still account for a. relatively, much smaller proportion of the whole output of iron, than is the case in England. To enable a comparison to be made between the shipbuilding and ironmaking industries in the two countries, and between these and the corresponding ones of France and America, Ihave constructed the diagrams Plates 5 to S, in which the figures from Plates 1 to 3 are combined with those for vessels built and the iron and steel outputs of the various countries are shewn in direct comparison with the shipbuilding tonnages. A glance at the diagrams can teach us more than could be written down in bulky volumes. We see that, up to the close of the century, Germany has, in the production of pig iron, followed close on the heels of the United Kingdom, and has, in the production of steel, even surpassed it....show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236963865
  • 9781236963864