Usage examples for shipbuilding

  1. But besides this, German seafarers, who appeared under the name of Saxons, after they had learnt shipbuilding and navigation from the Romans, settled on the opposite coasts of Britain and Gaul, and gave their name to both. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. Shipbuilding was prostrate, commerce was dead. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  3. It was next used for boiler- plates; shipbuilding with Bessemer steel was begun in 1862, and now it is employed for most of the purposes for which malleable iron was formerly used. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  4. This great ebb and flow of water serves to aid shipbuilding and the launching of vessels as well as to carry the deep water far up into the inlets of the coast and into the mouths of the rivers, making these navigable for crafts of considerable size well into the land or up to the lowest falls of the streams. – Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine by Walter H. Rich
  5. As the Russian- Finnish lodjas of the time were probably beyond the influence of the shipbuilding art of Western Europe, it is of importance to collect all that is known about the way in which these vessels were built. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  6. Shipbuilding had been taken up a year or two before this, but the earliest vessels were built to their order in Mr. Mitchell's yard at Walker. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  7. The shipbuilding industry languished, as well as all the industries subsidiary to commerce. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  8. From it, too, he made his " dug- out" to travel along and across the rivers of the district in which he dwelt; so on down through the ages, for shipbuilding and constructive purposes, timber has continued to our own time to be one of the most largely used of nature's products. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  9. No other country, save ourselves, launched any iron or steel ships of 2000 tons register or above, but preferred to obtain them from our shipbuilding yards. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  10. Shipbuilding used to flourish in Liverpool, and, as none of the firms engaged in it would take a Catholic apprentice, it was quite an Orange preserve. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  11. The woodshed was chosen as a shipbuilding establishment. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  12. American International Shipbuilding Co. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  13. The manufacturing States wished the encouragement of manufactures, the maritime States the encouragement of shipbuilding and the agricultural States the encouragement of agriculture. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  14. Prior to the war the United States stood a poor third among the shipbuilding nations. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  15. Situated on a safe harbor, sufficiently capacious for all the navies as well as the marine of the world, and convenient to excellent timber for shipbuilding owned by the United States, it must become our great Western naval depot. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  16. At South Town, or Little Yarmouth, the banks of the Yare- besides the handsome houses by which they are lined on the south- are occupied by docks, timber- wharfs, and shipbuilding yards, in which a large proportion of the vessels belonging to Yarmouth are constructed and fitted out for sea. – The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 by William Finden
  17. It was adopted on July 4, 1776. - The Law - Trade and the economy boomed in time of war, buttressed by the increased production in the coal, iron, steel, shipbuilding and cloth industries. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  18. Lying off Salt End, the Cizoi Veliky, which had now come up the river in company with two torpedo boats, poured from her barbette a heavy fire upon the Alexandra Dock and Earle's shipbuilding yard, while the other vessels, approaching nearer, wrought terrible destruction with every shot in various other parts of the town. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux