Hilhouse Ships

James Martin Hilhouse - Bristol's foremost shipbuilder

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A new study of James Martin Hilhouse, the foremost ship builder during Bristol's 'Golden Age', provides a fascinating insight into the life and achievements of this multi-talented man and his famous warships.

Mr Hilhouse of Bristol: Shipbuilder for the Navy 1749-1822

Mr Hilhouse of Bristol: Shipbuilder for the Navy 1749-1822

The author is very keen to hear from enthusiasts who have additional information or insights into the life and times of James Martin Hilhouse, the exploits of the ships he built, and maritime history from this period in Bristol and the links further afield.

Please use the form below to contact Andrew Whitefield (author).