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dc.contributor.authorHedley-Whyte, John
dc.contributor.authorMilamed, Debra
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-08T14:57:04Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifierQuick submit: 2015-01-08T17:06:44-05:00
dc.identifier.citationHedley-Whyte, John, and Debra R. Milamed. 2008. Asbestos and shipbuilding: fatal consequences. Ulster Medical Journal 77 (3): 191-200.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0041-6193en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:22490517
dc.description.abstractThe severe bombing of Belfast in 1941 had far-reaching consequences. Harland and Wolff was crippled. The British Merchant Ship Building Mission to the USA was being constrained by the UK treasury. On being told of the Belfast destruction, the British Mission and the United States Maritime Commission were emboldened. The result was 2,710 Liberty Ships launched to a British design. The necessary asbestos use associated with this and other shipbuilding, after a quarter century or more latency, is a genesis of malignancy killing thousands. Reversal of studies on asbestos limitation of fire propagation was crucial to Allied strategic planning of mass-fires which resulted in the slaughter of one to two million civilians. Boston and Belfast institutions made seminal discoveries about asbestos use and its sequelae.en_US
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dc.publisherThe Ulster Medical Societyen_US
dc.relation.hasversionhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2604477/pdf/umj7703-191.pdfen_US
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dc.subjectAsbestosen_US
dc.subjectShipbuildingen_US
dc.subjectStandardsen_US
dc.subjectIncendiary bombingen_US
dc.titleAsbestos and shipbuilding: fatal consequencesen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.date.updated2015-01-08T22:06:44Z
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dc.rights.holderJohn Hedley-Whyte, Debra R. Milamed
dc.relation.journalUlster Medical Journalen_US
dash.depositing.authorHedley-Whyte, John
dc.date.available2015-09-08T14:57:04Z
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dash.contributor.affiliatedHedley-Whyte, John
dash.contributor.affiliatedMilamed, Debra


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