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Shipbuilding

Rye’s Shipbuilding Industry Text slightly adapted from an article by  John Collard (1998) Rise to Importance The shipbuilding industry in Rye and the estuary of the River Rother, together with the manifold trades required to meet maritime requirements, has for centuries undergone phases of boom and depression. Its varying fortunes have been brought about or … read more …

First posted in Maritime Rye on 2nd October 2009
Last updated: 6th December 2012
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