The Chemist in the shipyard

  • G. E. Gale Indian Navy, New Delhi
Keywords: Chemist, Shipyard, ship building, light alloy, metals, Magnetic crack detection, X-ray radiography, corrosion.


This paper is intended to illustrate the role that the chemist has to play in the maintenance of ships, and the scope of the work that a Dockyard Laboratory has to carry out. A number of specific problems are discussed and certain modern laboratory techniques are outlined

Author Biography

G. E. Gale, Indian Navy, New Delhi
Scientific Adviser (Navy), New Delhi
How to Cite
Gale, G. (2013). The Chemist in the shipyard. Defence Science Journal, 3(3-4), 187-202.
Chemical Science & Technology

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