Naval Dockyards Society

Exploring the civil branches of navies & their material culture

Twenty-first Annual Symposium

National Maritime Museum Greenwich 29 April 2017
Dockyard Workers’ Experiences

We shall learn about men’s and women’s experience, knowledge and recollections of how Royal Dockyards were managed and operated in the post-war period. We shall also find out about the social context: clubs, associations, meal break activities, travel to and from work, trades union activity, specialised trades’ language, local lore and expressions, attitudes to naval personnel, promotion, theft, apprentice teasing, launch ceremonies, accidents, etc.
Click here for Symposium Booking Form

Papers to be presented are required. Click here  to download flyer: Dockyard Workers Call for Papers


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