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Auld Hands: The Men Who Made Belfasts Shipyards Great Tom Thompson

Auld Hands: The Men Who Made Belfasts Shipyards Great

Tom Thompson

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ISBN : 9780856409110
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272 pages
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Written by a former shipyard worker who served his time in the Joiners Shop, Auld Hands is a unique account of the lives if the men in the shipyards – the humour and banter, the choirs, the gambling, the petty thieving and the camaraderie, the shipsMoreWritten by a former shipyard worker who served his time in the Joiners Shop, Auld Hands is a unique account of the lives if the men in the shipyards – the humour and banter, the choirs, the gambling, the petty thieving and the camaraderie, the ships they worked on and the superstitions and stories associated with them – and gives a real sense of the shipyards, an alternative community with a distinct way of life.