The Yard For Building Concrete Ships at Wilmngton, N.C.


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Title: The Yard For Building Concrete Ships at Wilmngton, N.C.

Author(s): Archibald G. Monks

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 14

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 428-432

Keywords: none

Date: 6/1/1918

There is little experience yet in design of concrete ships and less in design of plants as compared with the well-established building of steel or wooden ships. Changes and improvements may confidently be expected. At this date the reproduction in concrete of the framing and the form of steel design has been wisely adopted, and has been followed by the British engineers and is advised by the Joint Committee of the American Concrete Instittute and the Portland Cement Association and conservative naval architects and engineers.