Sea Breezes) LAIRD, Dorothy LIGHT, John P. PEARCE, James E.
Title: Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 12 July - December,1951. in dj.
Publisher:  Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1951,
Seller ID: 76555
(Sea Breezes). Sea Breezes : The Ship Lovers' Digest, New Series Vol. 12 July - December 1951. Liverpool: Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd., 1951. Pp. 476including index. Illustrated, with several plates. Double column. Small 8v o, green cloth, gilt to spine. Of interest: Sydney Baker's "Two Liverpool Privateers" (the Dragon and St. George, pp.4-7); H.A. Breton's "A Century and a Half of Channel Islands Packets" (pp.12-21); "Fortunes of the French Line" (pp.34-45); James E. Pearce's "Holland to America" (Holland-America Line, pp.108-132) and "The Blue Spread Eagle" (the American Line, pp.190-209);John P. Light's "More About the French Line" (pp.166-171, with pp.168-171 telling of the involvement of the French Line's Mount Blanc in the Halifax Explosion, Dec.6, 1917, including a photo of the Imo when she was the Leyland Liner Tampican); "Eastern Canada - West Indies Service" (pp.210-211); William McAdam's "I Served in the 'Dale Line'" (pp.242-245); Dorothy Laird's "Twice Resurgent" (the Glasgow tramp shipping firm Andrew Crawford and Co.,Ltd., pp.276-285); "Shipbuilders to the World" (John Brown and Co., Ltd., pp.322-330)"; Lieut.Comdr. R.C. Bickley's "Three Years in the Illawarra" (pp.332-339); John P. Light's "Houlders' History" (pp.350-371, 406-415); J.H.Isherwood's "Inman Liner City of Rome" , "P.S.N.C. Liner Lusitania", "Alla n Liner Victorian" (with the thriller-inspiring note that "in 1923 she acted as a floating hotel in Stockholm for the British delegates to the BaptistConference"), "Royal Mail Liner Orinoco", "Castle Liner Kildonan Castle", "Isle of Man Packet Ben-My-Chree". Much more and the usual columns Vg in vgchipped, torn dj. 47.00