SHIPPING WORLD YEAR BOOK & WHO'S WHO, 1952-53. GENERAL MARITIME INFORMATION, STATISTICAL TABLES, CLASSIFIED WORLD DIRECTORIES OF SHIPOWNERS, SHIPBUILDERS, SHIPREPAIRERS, TOWING SERVICES, MARINE ENGINE BUILDERS, ETC. DIRECTORY OF LINER SERVICES, SHIPPING A

Hurd, Sir Archibald. (Ed.).


£40.00



65th.ed., (1st thus) 1952. Xlii + 1,213 pp. Green cloth; gilt lettering overall. 22 x 14cm. V.G. A book containing a wealth of detailed information on the post-war Merchant Navy and the world of shipping in general, divided into 7 parts. (I) General, covers everything from North Atlantic Steamship Lanes and Lloyd's Commercial Maritime Signalling, to Bunkering Ports for Coal and Oil, and a Gale Warning Chart. (II) Statutory Rules, Etc., explains the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1924, the York-Antwerp Rules of 1950, Seamen's Provisions, Deck Manning Scale, etc. (III) Merchant Navy Training examines Masters' & Mates' Certificates, Engineers' Certificates, List of Wireless Schools, Radar Training, Training Establishments, etc. (IV) Statistical Section has 16 tables including Merchant Ships in British Registry since 1939, World Tanker Tonnage, Tonnage lost through Marine Causes, UK Coal Exports, etc. (V) Directory of Liner Services from or via the UK lists the world's Shipowners with useful details of their fleets and trades. (VI) Classified Directories, Etc., covers Shipowners, Shipbuilders, Shiprepairers, Towing & Salvage Contractors, Pilotage Districts, Port & Harbour Authorities, etc. Finally, (VII) Who's Who in the Shipping World includes biographical details of 1,500 leaders of the world's maritime industries. THE STANDARD ‘HANDBOOK' ON MERCHANT SHIPPING ALMOST 60 YEARS AGO.


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