Kenneth Warren's Armstrongs of Elswick: Growth In Engineering And Armaments PDF

By Kenneth Warren

ISBN-10: 1349109940

ISBN-13: 9781349109944

ISBN-10: 1349109967

ISBN-13: 9781349109968

ISBN-10: 1890190519

ISBN-13: 9781890190514

Armstrong, the engineers, armament makers and naval shipbuilders was once arrange in 1847 through William Armstrong at Elswick, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. This e-book analyzes Armstrong's eighty years upward push, decline and reorganization, treating it, in many ways, as a case learn of British commercial malaise.

Show description

Read Online or Download Armstrongs of Elswick: Growth In Engineering And Armaments To The Merger With Vickers PDF

Best conventional books

Read e-book online Warrior Mechanised Combat Vehicle 1987-1994 PDF

The Warrior has been an immense part of the British military because the first construction instance was once passed over in may possibly 1987. It has noticeable motion in lots of elements of the globe and the British military on my own makes use of 8 diversified specialized types of the motor vehicle, whereas wilderness and Arctic Warriors also are produced for international locations with severe climates.

Download e-book for kindle: British Armored Fighting Vehicles (World War II AFV Plans) by George Bradford

In keeping with meticulous study of tangible cars, authentic pictures, manufacturing unit necessities, and, in certain cases, the unique layout plans, George Bradfords drawings of worldwide warfare II armored struggling with cars are rendered with nice precision and in targeted scale supplying army fans and modelers an important reference on those metal chariots of warfare.

Get Mobile Positioning and Tracking: From Conventional to PDF

This e-book offers the latest state-of-the-art in cellular positioning and monitoring strategies. This e-book discusses cellular positioning recommendations utilized on most sensible of present instant verbal exchange networks. additionally, the authors introduce complicated and novel subject matters reminiscent of localization in heterogeneous and cooperative networks, offering a unified remedy of the subject for researchers and pros alike.

Download e-book for iPad: T-34/76 Medium Tank 1941-45 by Steven J. Zaloga, Peter Sarson

The T-34 was once the main influential tank layout of worldwide battle 2. while first brought into wrestle in the summertime of 1941, it represented a innovative step forward in tank layout. Its firepower, armour defense and mobility have been stronger to that of the other medium tank of the interval. This superiority didn't final lengthy.

Additional info for Armstrongs of Elswick: Growth In Engineering And Armaments To The Merger With Vickers

Example text

25 Stuart also recorded that, after George left the firm, Noble took over gun mounting as well as the rest of the ordnance department, but there his direction became, as Rende! recalled, 'a barren rule'. Although he knew little or nothing of steel-making Noble eventually took charge in the steel works as well. With yet another of his strictures on Noble there is evidence that Rende! grossly overstated his case. Writing in 1912 he recalled the earlier operations at the Elswick shipyard when, from 1883 to 1885, William White laid them 40 Establishment, Expansion, Diversification: 1847-85 out and managed them.

As early as 1877 George had spoken to Sir William and to Noble about Stuart's wish to enter Parliament. As it was put, Armstrong saw no real advantage to the firm in such a move. 17 Even in this Andrew Noble seems to have lent his support to the Rendels. By 1880 Hamilton Rende! was observing that Noble was anxious that George should endorse what they were doing about Stuart's financial interests in the firm when he quitted in order to enter Parliament. On the other hand, 'It has only been with great reluctance that Sir William has agreed to Stuart giving up his shares with right of The Role of Andrew Noble 37 re-entry, and this right he has contested in a way that will be very unpleasant to Stuart.

However an important part was played by the hydraulically operated carriage developed by Colonel Moncrieff, which used the recoil of the gun to lower it for the next loading. There were conflicts of interest between the firm and Moncrieff. In 1876 William Armstrong was said to be keen that they should be seen as not unreasonable if negotiations with Moncrieff were broken off. 2 Another association was with Charles Wright Younghusband, a member of the Ordnance Committee from 1863 to 1867 and who was involved with Andrew Noble in 26 Integration to the Mid-1880s 27 the introduction of high muzzle velocity guns.

Download PDF sample

Armstrongs of Elswick: Growth In Engineering And Armaments To The Merger With Vickers by Kenneth Warren


by Kevin
4.2

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 8 votes