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Build the Ships – Chapter 4 – From Drawing Board to Platers’ Shed

The fourth chapter of this booklet describes the smells of the drawing office as “polished wood, pencil sharpenings, tracing paper and Indian ink” and the silence as the draughtsmen concentrate on their work so intensely that they do not acknowledge … Continue reading

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