Confederate Shipbuilding

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 1969 - History - 110 pages
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This work covers the real grounds for the Confederacy's failure to build a successful navy. The South's major problems with shipbuilding concerned facilities, materials, and labour. Each of these subjects is discussed, and the text concludes by joining these problems to the issues of the Civil War.
  

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Still suggests that it was not the absence of ship-building facilities that doomed the Confederate Navy or a lack of foundries, iron works or armament works. It was a lack of ability to get the iron ... Read full review

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This little book examines all of the resources available to the Confederate navy and questions why more was not made of them. Interesting, brief read. Read full review

Contents

THE PROGRAM
3
FACILITIES
23
MATERIALS
47
LABOR
61
CONCLUSIONS
75
NOTES
82
BIBLIOGRAPHY
93
INDEX
103
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William N. Still Jr. is professor of history emeritus and former director of the Program in Maritime History and Underwater Archaeology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

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