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Sea Breezes) SOMERVILLE, Cameron CONRAD, Joseph VILLIERS, Alan Listings

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1 Sea Breezes) SOMERVILLE, Cameron CONRAD, Joseph VILLIERS, Alan Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 15 January - June, 1953. in dj
Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1953, 
(Sea Breezes). Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 15 January - June, 1953. Liverpool: Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1953. Pp. 466, including index. Illustrated, including one very attractive double foldedcolour plate of the passenger and cargo ship "City of Port Elizabeth". Dou ble column. Small 8vo, green cloth, gilt to spine. Of interest: Cameron Somerville's "The Ubiquitous 'Puffer'", the name given to the grimy coal boatsthat plied the Scottish coast; "Progress of Buries Markes Ltd."(pp.36-44); Hapag's History, 1847-1952" (pp.52-69, 122-131, 214-219, 284-292, conclude d from December 1952); Capt. James Taylor's "Memories of Sail and Steam" (pp.82-95); Capt. P.A. McDonald's "Conrad's Ships" (pp.158-168); C.W. Willis'"Service in a Russian Icebreaker" (pp.170-178); "London to the Cape", (pp. 186-197, the Ellerman Lines); Terence Mullaly's "British Marine Painting" (pp.242-246); "Latest Irish Sea Liner" , (pp.66-73, the Irish Coast); John Smart's "Mersey Training Ships" (pp.312-318); Capt. George A. Thexton's "To Cannes in the Mariana" (a 28-ton ketch, pp.322-328); Alan Villiers' "A National Monument- The Superb Cutty Sark" (pp.342-356); "History of the Hudson Steamship Company" (pp.424-431); J. H. Isherwood's "Varied Role of the Engadine"; "White Star Line's Gothic of the 'Nineties", "The First 'City of Paris'" [the first vessel for the Inman Line's express traffic, built in 1866];"Australian Mail Liner Rome", "The Minnehaha: London to New York", "First of a Famous Trio: The Graphic of 1906". With the other usual columns & departments. On page 210 there is a splendid photo caption: "The Harrison linerPolitician, formerly the London Merchant was wrecked in the Outer Hebrides in 1941. She is in the news owing to bank notes, believed to have been los t in the ship, appearing in Jamaica." Further detail in the text. Vg in vg dj (half-inch chipped from head of dj spine). 50.00

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