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By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

This publication paints an intimate photo of Comber, County Down, domestic city of Thomas Andrews Junior, Shipbuilder, in the course of the thirty-nine years of his brief yet highly influential life

(1873–1912).

It offers an overview of Thomas and the Andrews relatives; and should be gratefully stated via the numerous who search to benefit extra approximately this modest guy – essentially the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

Thomas Andrews Junior was once leader Engineer in what used to be then the most important shipyard on the earth, Harland and Wolff. a lot of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS big on thirty first may perhaps 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

something of the impression in town and the Andrews relations of the tragic occasions of the

following year.

Join the 1912 ‘walking journey’ to work out Comber as Thomas himself may have visible it – or peruse the Ulster Directories of 1870 and 1912 to satisfy humans he knew. examine the Andrews

family industries, the companies, colleges, church buildings and enterprises within the city. The booklet incorporates a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, in line with articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key global occasions on the time. those have been the topics that may have been

discussed around the eating desk at Ardara, the Andrews relations home.

This illustrated booklet could have an intrinsic charm for a person with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and giant, and likewise for these attracted to studying extra concerning the ancient city of

Comber, County Down.

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