Some said he was talking about a job down in the Norfolk shipyard where there was work with the war coming on and all, but after a time, when Ma didn't hear, we just sort of forgot about him.
The site was occupied by a small fishing village until 1865, when the shogun's government established a shipyard here.
In 1868 the Japanese government converted the shipyard into a naval dockyard, and subsequently carried out many improvements.
These now refitted, a cruiser ordered from Cramp's shipyard (America) and another from W.
Dagupan has a small shipyard in which sailing vessels and steam launches are constructed.
Several important industrial establishments lie along the bay, including large lead and silver works at Pertusola (see Lerici), submarine cable works, a shipyard at Muggiano for the construction of mercantile vessels up to io,000 tons, a branch of the Vickers Terni works for armour plate, several motorboat works, brick and tile works, &c.
There are some small industries in the city, including a shipyard, saw-mills, foundry, sugar refineries, cotton and woollen mills, brewery, and manufactures of soap, cigars, chocolate, ice, sodawater and liqueurs.