Keeping the Ships at Sea - Ship Repair at Cockatoo Island 1857 to 1991

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Keeping the Ships at Sea: Ship Repair at Cockatoo Island 1857-1991 examines Cockatoo Island’s crucial role in maintaining the seaworthiness of Australia’s naval and maritime fleets. Over 134 years, thousands of ships were repaired and refitted in its docks and slipways. Written by John Jeremy, last CEO of Cockatoo Island Dockyard (1981-91), and lavishly illustrated with hundreds of rarely-seen archival photos, this publication tell the fascinating story of Australia’s foremost dockyard.