Oldham, C.H. 'The history of Belfast shipbuilding'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XI Part XCI, 1910/1911, pp417-434
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. XII Part XCI 1910/1911
It is always interesting, and usually difficult, to explain
why a great industry has taken root and prospered in one
locality rather than in another. But in the case of the Belfast
shipbuilding industry the explanation is simple enough.
There we have a remarkable instance of the power of a dominant
personality to create a new industry.
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