University of Delaware Press, Newark, 1981, ISBN:0874131405:
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RIDGELY-NEVITT, Cedric. American Steamships on the Atlantic. Drawings by the author. Newark : University of Delaware Press, (1981). Pp 385. 4to, blue cloth. "This well-researched work details the development of the American steamship during the years when hulls were built of wood and the largest andfastest examples were driven by paddle wheels. The period covered extends from Robert Fulton's day to the early 1970s when the last wooden-hulled craft sailed from New York for European ports. Information about the designersand builders of the steamships has been assembled here. Appendices to th... View More...