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Written by Nick Robins and published on 16 July 2014, this book is a very comprehensive maritime history of the Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Company and includes many excellent colour and black/white illustrations. This story of the company and antecedent companies and associate interests has never been told in full before.
Written by Ian Collard, Cruise Ships of the Mersey is a full colour and vintage black & white album looking at examples of the wide variety of cruise ships to have visited the River Mersey since the 1930s. Each photograph is accompanied by a caption. It is a softback book with 96 pages and over 95 photographs.
The book is written by Bernard McCall. With its huge internal waterway system, Russia has come to rely on shipping as a vital part of its transport network. The book uses photographs and captions to describe the development since 1948 of the vessels which can navigate on both inland waterways and open seas.
For more than 100 years small elegant ferries forged links across the world's straits, channels and estuaries carrying passengers to and from the European continent. Superseded by the carrying the late 1960s, they are now but a fond memory; here, though, they are brought wonderfully to life, described and depicted in more than 300 evocative photographs.
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...