Ordeal by Sea: The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945. 1st, no dj

By: WATERS, Sydney D.

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WATERS, Sydney D. Ordeal by Sea: The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945. L.: The New Zealand Shipping Company Limited, 1949. First Edition, Variant 2 without top-edge gilt. Pp (8),[ix]-xii,[1]-263,(1). Frontispiece + 4 leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth, black title panel on spine. Law 1351. The wartime fortunes of the ships and men of this New Zealand line. Chapters : 1. Introductory; 2. Turakina Fights a Raider; 3. U-boats, Bombers and Raiders; 4. Cambridge and Rangitane Sunk; 5. Battle of the Atlantic (pp.59-70); 6. Essex in Malta Convoy; 7. Bombs, Torpedoes and Mines; 8. Losses and Savings; 9. Black Months in the Atlantic; 10. Rescues and More Sinkings; 11. More Malta Convoys; 12. The End of the Beginning; 13. Salvage of the Horotata; 14. Beginning of the End; 15. Defeat of the U-boats; 16. The Great Deliverance; 17. Rebuilding a Fleet. With postscript, appendices and index. Spotting to endpapers and edges, else vg. 50.00

Title: Ordeal by Sea: The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945. 1st, no dj

Author Name: WATERS, Sydney D.

Categories: 65,

Publisher: New Zealand Shipping Company, 1949,:

Seller ID: 27343

Keywords: NAUTICAL NEW ZEALAND MERCANTILE NAVAL CONVOYS NAVY SHIPPING MALTA ATLANTIC ,