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STEVENS, Leonard A. The Elizabeth : Passage of a Queen. [dustjacket adds: The anatomy, the lore, the history, the life of a great ocean liner - last of her kind - is revealed in rich detail through a day-by-day account of herVoyage 424. Foreword by G. T. Marr, Commodore of the Cunard Fleet and Mast er of the Queen Elizabeth. Drawings by Martin Pickwick. L.: George Allen and Unwin, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. , (i)-xvi, (1)-235,  + 32 p. of plates, folding plan at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. The story of the final voyage of the largest passenger liner, the Queen Elizabeth, who went into retirement in 1968. Chapters : 1. Voyage 423: Into New York Harbor.; 2. Up the Hudson; 3. Docking; 4. Turnaround; 5. Voyage 424: Embarkation and Undocking.; 6. Dropping the Pilot at Ambrose; 7. The First Afternoon; 8. The First Evening; 9. Morning in the Dining Room; 10. Navigating the Storm; 11. Inspection; 12. A Long Day for the Commodore; 13. The Staff Captain at Work; 14. On the Grand Banks; 15. Pleasures of Passage; 16. Sister Shipsin Mid-Atlantic; 17. The Officers of the Watch Correct the Course; 18. A T our with the Chief Engineer; 19. A Sunday with the Commodore;; 20. Cherbourg; 21. The End of Voyage 424. With 4 appendices. Vg in very good bright dj.40.00
Title: Elizabeth : Passage of a Queen. 1st UK in dj.
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1969,:
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