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This book is written by Nick Robins. The General Steam Navigation Company based on the River Thames was well-known for its excursion services in addition to liner routes linking the east coast of the UK to many other ports in Europe. Its later story is a familiar one of a traditional shipping company trying to come to terms with the container age and...
Written by Malcolm Cranfield, this book is a pictorial record of some of the ships seen in Bristol from the 1960s to the 1980s. 105 stunning black/white photographs in 96 pages with detailed captions about the histories of the ships, their owners and its trade.
This is the first publication in a new Classic..... series. All the ships featured in this impressive colour album were built in the Netherlands, although not all sailed under the Dutch flag. The heyday of the Dutch coaster was the early 1960s when over 1000 were in service.
Written by Bernard McCall, this book has 94 colour photographs of coasters built during the 1960s before container feeder shiops began to appear. The photographs date from the 1970s to the present day. Hardback, 80 pages.
Written by Bernard McCall, this book has 83 colour photographs of coasters built during the 1970s. The photographs date from the 1970s up to the present day and we see some ships in their original guise and others after being sold and/or modernised. A detailed captions accompanying the photographs tell more about the history of the ship.
This hardback full-colour album details coasters built in the 70s over 96 pages and with 106 photographs.
This 152 page hardback book is the first volume of what will be a 3-volume set, and it looks at the beginnings of the Cochrane company in Beverley, and its subsequent move to Selby.
Published on 7 July 2014, this second hardback volume of 160 pages of what will be a 3 - volume set looks at the beginning of the Great War to the start of World War 2 and includes details of vessels taken into Admiralty Service.
Published 13 May 2016. Authored by Gilbert Mayes and Michael Thompson, this book has a detailed history of each vessel built between 1940 and 1993. The volume is fully illustrated with many superb, rare colour and black/white photographs. There are three colour pages depicting the funnel colours of vessel owners.
All three volumes together for £50.00 + free UK postage. Details of each volume below.
Large hardback book in good condition.