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Construction work, Hughes & Stirling, Chain Caul Road, Preston, Lancashire

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Reproduced by permission of Historic England
Reference Number: OP01224
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Caption: An internal view of the construction of the concrete ship 'Cretemanor'. Alternative methods of shipbuilding were sought during World War I due to the shortage of steel and labour. However, the project was not a great success and only two ships were ever floated.
Photographer: Arthur Winter Date Taken: 1919
Collection: Koos (concrete ships)
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
Featured in Story:Concrete ships: short-lived episode in English shipbuilding
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