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Author Name:    HARDY, A. C.

Title:   British Ships and Shipping Illustrated. First Edition

Publisher:    A. & C. Black, London, 1933, 1933

Seller ID:   68249

HARDY, A.C. British Ships and Shipping Illustrated. London: A. & C. Black, 1933. First Printing. Pp. [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, light blue cloth with small decoration to front and dark blue lettering to front and spine.

Commander Alfred Cecil Hardy, B.Sc., M.I.N.A., A.M.I.Mar.E., F.R.G.S., R.N. (b. 1898 - d. December 18, 1961).

An identification guide for liners and other shipping vessels in the 1930s. Includes specifics and illustrations of each ship.

Ships included in the plates are:

Passenger and Mail Liners :
"Empress of Britain",
"Georgic" with her sister ship "Britannic",
"Belgenland",
"Reina del Pacifico",
"Empress of Japan",
"Arundel Castle",
"Monarch of Bermuda",
"Strathnaver",
"Warwick Castle",
"Orama",
"Cheshire", and
"Accra";
Cruise Ship : Blue Star Liner "Arandora Star".

Passenger and Cargo Ships and Cargo Liners of Refrigerated Type :
"Rangitiki",
"Western Prince",
"Kenya",
"Highland Monarch",
"Llanggibby Castle" and
"Coptic";

Cargo Carriers- Liners and Tramps :
"Pelayo",
"Agamemnon",
"Harlesdon",
"King Egbert",
"Fiona" and
a Thames gasworks collier;

Tankers :
"Cliona",
"Narragansett",
"Rusoilprod" and
some small transfer tankers from Lake Maracaibo Service;

Cross Channel and Excursion Ships : Cross Channel motorships for the Irish Sea Service, a steam Cross Channel vessel on the Harwich-Hook of Holland Service, a turbine ship of 24 knots speed on the Newhaven-Dieppe Service, a Clyde excursion steamer of fast type, an early type of paddle wheel excursion vessel and the Diesel-electric excursion ship "Lochfyne";

Ferries of Contrasting types : a large train ferry running in the Harwich-Zeebruge service, Royal Iris II" and "Medina";

Yachts, Coasters, etc. : "Roussalka", an unidentified Coaster, various fishing craft and a magnificent sailing ship of old "the forerunner of them all".

Light wear to spine ends and outer hinges, else very good. 25.00



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