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first Atlantic liners

seamanship in the age of paddle wheel, sail, and screw

by Peter Allington

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Published by Conway Maritime Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean liners -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]) and index.

    StatementPeter Allington, Basil Greenhill.
    ContributionsGreenhill, Basil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM381 .A45 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL770330M
    ISBN 10085177668X
    LC Control Number97169549

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It was a bold venture by Brunel and his colleagues, who were testing the limits of known technology.4/5(3). The Great Western is the least known of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s three ships, being overshadowed by the later careers of the Great Britain and the Great Eastern.

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It was a bold venture by Brunel and his colleagues, who were testing the limits of known technology. The First Atlantic Liner by Helen Doe,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The ship’s first voyage made head line news in both capitals particularly as it was involved in a race with an American-owned steam ship, Sirius.

The maiden voyage was a triumph heralded by all spectators and its success in providing a regulars team passage across the Atlantic. This is an excellent book and I would very highly recommend it.

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The First Atlantic Liners: Seamanship in the Age of Paddle Wheel, Sail, and Screw The First Atlantic Liners: Seamanship in the Age of Paddle Wheel, Sail, and Screw. London: Conway Maritime Press, "All figures in bold refer to line drawings, plans and tables; all those in italic refer to general.