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From Wood to Iron Ships in the 19th Century

Learn about the change in skills and materials needed for wood to iron ships in the 1800s.

Iron completely revolutionized the shipbuilding industry.  For centuries, humankind had used wooden ships, requiring specific materials and skills to be built.  That changed in the latter half of the 1800s, when iron was being used to build ships.  The skills and materials needed to build iron ship were drastically different than wooden ships.  Join us for a program on this topic, presented by Professor Thomas Legg, of West Chester University.

Date & Time

April 4, 2019

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Add to Calendar 04/04/201906:00 PM 04/04/201907:30 PM America/New_York From Wood to Iron Ships in the 19th Century Iron completely revolutionized the shipbuilding industry.  For centuries, humankind had used wooden ships, requiring specific materials and skills to be... More info at www.chestercounty.com/events/159465/from-wood-to-iron-ships-in-the-19th-century The National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum 50 S First Ave , Coatesville, PA 19320 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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The National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum 50 S First Ave Coatesville 19320 PA US

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