A Harvard-educated historian and advisor to the S.S. United States Conservancy documents the story of innovative ship designer William Francis Gibbs, describing the breakthroughs that enabled him to craft high-performance ships of unprecedented versatility. 50, 000 first printing.Newport News managea ment remembered how the perfectionist naval architect had destroyed shipyard profit margins in the past. ... Among the most fetching pieces was the mural in the bar, depicting stylized Art Deco scenes of shipboard life, ... In addition, Americaa#39;s fire safety system was completely automated, with the vessel also divided into several fire zones ... aAs the maintenance of this ship is a useless burden and its continuous maintenance is of no value to the company, a aanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Man and His Ship|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2013-06-04|