The Island Shipyard - Shipbuilding at Cockatoo Island 1870 to 1987

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The Island Shipyard: Shipbuilding at Cockatoo Island 1870-1987 chronicles the island’s 117 years of shipbuilding activity, with a focus on the dockyard’s most important shipbuilding work of constructing ships for the Royal Australian Navy. 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.