Pp 172. Used - Good. Softcover. Binding tight. Block clean, Pages clean, with no tears, marks, or annotations. Spine clean and un-creased. Slight scuffs to front and rear covers. Minor signs of damp to lower part of rear cover, including a 1 cm lift of top cover surface. Condition of covers result in condition being classified as "good"; everything else is "very good".
Taken from the preface ....... "The  papers presented in this volume were read at the second symposium on 'Shipbuilding on the Thames and Thames-Built Ships', which was held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, on 15 February 2003.".
The papers presented ............ 1) Susan Rose: Royal Ships on the Thames Before 1450, 2) Brian Swann: Convicts to Australia: HMS Glatton and Her Sister ship HMS Calcutta former East Indiamen, 1802-3, 3) Stuart Rankin: William Evans, Shipbuilder of Rotherhithe and his Steamships, 4) Roy Fenton: Scott Russell and the Screw Collier: A Lost Opportunity for Thames Shipbuilding? 5) Edward Sargent: Some Steam Warships supplied to the Spanish Navy in the 19th Century by Thames Shipyards, 6) Ann Coats: Breakfast and Chips - Symbols of Power Relations in Deptford and Woolwich Dockyards in the 17th and 18th Centuries, 7) Nick Slope: Volunteer Landsmen Recruits to the Royal Navy 1795-1811: The Case of Three Thames-built Frigates, 8) Fred M. Walker, Marmaduke Stalkartt: A Significant 18th Century Naval Architect and Shipbuilder, 9) John Armstrong: Coastal Shipping and the Thames, 10) Ian Buxton: Some Thames and Medway Drydocks.