Sailing Ships of the London River

By: BOWEN, Frank C.

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BOWEN, Frank C. Sailing Ships of the London River. Illustrated by Pelham Jones. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., n.d. [ca 1936 : the date 1932in found in the text on p.155.]. Pp. (4),v-viii,(4),3-310 + 40 plates. 8vo , brown cloth black lettering to spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography p.287. "The Ship Histories in this book were printed in the Gravesend Reporter, ...]". After some introductory matter, the followingships are covered, (each with an illustration by Pelham Jones) : The Alfre d (1845); the Archibald Russell (1905); the Beltana (1869); the Berean (1869); the Brilliant (1877); the Cimba (1878); the Cutty Sark (1869); the Darling Downs, ex Calcutta (1852); the Dover Castle (1858); the Garthpool (1891); the Gravesend (1867); the Harbinger (1876); the Hougomont (1897); the Invercauld (1891) sunk by a German U-boat in 1917; the Kaisow (1868); the Lake Superior (1868) built for the Canada Shipping Company; the Loch Torridon (1881); the Macquarie (1875); the Mermerus (1872); the lMonkbarns (1895); the Myrtle Holme (1875); the Norman Court (1869) built for Baring Brothers of London; the North Star (1892); the Pass of Brander, later Bengairn (1890); the Aberdeen Liner Patriarch (1869) wrecked on the Cuban coast in 1912; the Piako (1876); the Samuel Plimsoll (1873); the Shakespeare (1876) used inthe 1928 film, The Rolling Road, based on a Boyd Cable story; the Tweed (1 854); the Torrens (1875) upon which Joseph Conrad served; the East IndiamanTrue Briton (1790); and the Yallaroi (1885). Light spotting to fore-edge, else very good, tidy copy. 50.00

Title: Sailing Ships of the London River

Author Name: BOWEN, Frank C.

Categories: 82,

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 106005

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED KINGDOM MERCANTILE MERCHANT SHIPS THAMES ENGLISH BRITISH SHIPPING HISTORY LONDON,