The Royal Shipyards
Lecture no. 5 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Explore the world of 18th-century shipyards, where the large-scale organization of work, materials, logistics, and complex construction would provide a blueprint for later factory-era industrialization. Find out how ships were made and what challenges shipbuilders faced—including fires, rot and decay, and logistical infrastructure.