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2 edition of Liners of the ocean highway found in the catalog.

Liners of the ocean highway

Alan L. Cary

Liners of the ocean highway

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships, Iron and steel.,
  • Steamboats.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan L. Cary.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20658889M

    I found the chapters about the disaster fairly well balanced. The last page is initialed in pencil by J. Advertises two cruises to Madeira, the Canary Isles, Morocco, etc. Description of The Shipbuilder - Volume 1 To maritime enthusiasts, collectors, engineers, architects and historians, the name 'The Shipbuilder' is pure magic. Blue cloth. Cunard's transatlantic liner, Queen Elizabeth 2was also used as a cruise ship.

    Inside front cover. Set against the classic tension of modern technology contending with a formidable natural environment, the story is rife with disasters. Ocean Liner Oracle and maritime author Theodore W. The majority have from-the-negative crispness.

    A stirring portrait of a great liner. Beautifully illustrated in colour by Laurie McGaw and supplemented with numerous sepia photos from the family's collection. Only two more Atlantic liners would be finished later — Hamburg and Vistafjord, and only Hamburg. The layout avoids the annoying scrapbook look of recent years, in favor of elegant horizontal and vertically arranged blocks of photos and text. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. Originally laid up in ready reserve status, the de-humidification and cathodic protection systems were turned off in the early s and deterioration began to set in.


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