Handling Cargo: Freighters of the 1950S and '60S download free [PDF and Ebook] by William H. Miller

Handling Cargo: Freighters of the 1950S and '60S download free [PDF and Ebook] by William H. Miller year 2018
  • Book name: Handling Cargo: Freighters of the 1950S and '60S
  • Author: William H. Miller
  • Release date: 2018/4/15
  • Publisher: THE HISTORY PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780750984348
  • Rating: 9.81 of 10
  • Votes: 575
  • Review by: Matilda Callahan
  • Review rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Total pages: 120
  • Includes a PDF summary of 9 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Freighters of the 1950s and '60s - with masts, booms and hatches - were the last of their generation. It was the end of an era, just before the massive transition to faster, more efficient containerised shipping on larger and larger vessels. These were `working ships', but many would be retired prematurely and finish up under flags of convenience, for virtually unknown owners, before going off to the scrappers in the 1970s and '80s. For some ships, their life's work was cut short and their decommissioning was quick. In Handling Cargo, William H. Miller remembers the likes of Cunard, Holland America and United States Lines on the North Atlantic, Moore McCormack Lines to South America, Farrell Lines to Africa and P&O out East.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H28M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Shipping Industries, Ships & Shipping
  • Available formats: WORD, PDF, JPEG, EPUB, HTM, DOC, TXT, BMP. Compressed in GZ, ZIP, JAR, LZ, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.53 USD
  • Dimensions: 226x248x12mm
  • Weight: 466g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Stroud, United Kingdom
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