THE SEA : JOURNAL OF THE ELDER DEMPSTER LINES. TWO BOUND VOLUMES CONTAINING THE FIRST TWO COMPLETE VOLUMES OF EIGHT NUMBERS, 1953-1957, THUS : VOLUME I, NO. 1, DECEMBER 1953 ; NO. 2, JULY 1954 ; NO. 3, WINTER 1954-55 ; NO. 4, SUMMER 1955 ; AND VOLUME II,

Elder Dempster Lines.


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2 Vols., Privately Printed, (Liverpool), 1953-1957. 16, 20, 20, 20, 20, 20, 28, & 24 pp. Original cold. card covers sewn in ; profusely illustrated with photographs, maps, drawings, etc., 1 cold. & fldg. Plate. Blue cloth ; white lettering. 28 x 21cm. Remains of a label on the inside cover of the first volume o/w V.G. The first eight issues of Elder Dempster house magazine, The Sea, first published in Liverpool in 1953. The journals contain articles, news of sea-going and shore staff, profiles of masters, notes, etc. Articles include : Return to India Buildings (Liverpool HQ), Our Fleet at strength again (rebuilding since 1946), Calabar and the Cross River Trade, The Senior Chief Engineer, The loss of the ALFRED JONES, Through the Creeks of West Africa, Launch of M/V OWERRI, Nigeria in 1955, Killick Martin & Co. Ltd., Captain Munt – Commodore of the Fleet, Bathurst – Port of the Gambia, Caulking Wood Decks, P. Henderson & Co., The Late Captain Herbert Flowerdew, Catering at Sea, Loss of the S/S WARRI, Launches, Tugs & Lighters, etc. THE FIRST EIGHT ISSUES OF ELDER DEMPSTER'S HOUSE MAGAZINE IN TWO VOLUMES.


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