Published Resources Details Conference Paper
- Colonial engineering in Tasmania: The Kennedy Engineering Works Hobart
- 16th Engineering Heritage Australia Conference: Conserving Our Heritage - Make a Difference!
- Engineers Australia, Barton, Australian Capital Territory, 2011, pp. 367-376
In 1860, Robert Kennedy a ship's carpenter, emigrated from Scotland and established a firm of ship builders and ship smiths in Melbourne. Robert Kennedy and Sons moved to Hobart in 1884 and acquired the Derwent Ironworks and Engineering Company in Salamanca Place, together with the Ross patent Slip and Shipyard at nearby Battery Point. The firm published a monthly newsletter and advertised itself as 'Shipbuilders, Engineers, Boilermakers, Blacksmiths, Iron and Brass Founders', including the manufacture of steam machines, boilers, mining machinery, ornamental castings and speciality items including girders for bridges and buildings.
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- 16th Engineering Heritage Australia Conference: Conserving Our Heritage - Make a Difference! (Barton, Australian Capital Territory: Engineers Australia, 2011), 551 pp, https://search.informit.com.au/browsePublication;isbn=9780858258877;res=IELENG. Details