This book highlights the achievements of the largely forgotten Belfast firm of shipbuilders. Workman, Clark. Known locally as ihe Wee \.ird., thanks to the presence ol Harland and Wolff, its larger and better known neighbour, Workman, ...
Author: Workman, Clark & Co
Category: Northern Ireland
The originator of Belfast's shipbuilding industry , William Ritchie , was yet another native of Saltcoats and came to Belfast in March 1791 to explore the potential for shipbuilding in the area . At the behest of the local merchants who ...
Author: Kyle Hughes
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Category: Social Science
HARLAND & WOLFF plc Queen's Island , Belfast , Antrim History : In 1853 Robert Hickson laid out a yard on Queen's ... In 1935 the company incorporated into its works some of the premises of the bankrupt Belfast shipbuilders Workman ...
Author: L. A. Ritchie
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Category: Shipbuilding industry
Shipyard', Ulster Folklife 41 (1995), pp. 19–25. 28 Shipbuilding at Belfast 1880–1893: Workman and Clarke (Belfast,1928),p. 26; Lynch, 'The Belfast Shipbuilding Industry 1919–1933', p. 22. 29 Lynch, 'Belfast's Third Shipyard', p.19.
Author: Andy Bielenberg
Category: Business & Economics
Shortly after completing his apprenticeship he joined the marine engineering branch of the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. He would stay with them for around fifty years until his retirement in the early 1960s. A well-read man, ...
Author: Fred M Walker
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
The Belfast Shipyard , Messrs . Workman , Clark & Co. , are Messrs . Harkess & Sons are building two pontoons required for a now extending their shipbuilding yard on the north side of the cew ferry at Port Clarence , and they have also ...
Category: Marine engineering