SOUTH ATLANTIC SEAWAY. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE PASSENGER LINES AND LINERS FROM EUROPE TO BRAZIL, URUGUAY AND ARGENTINA.
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Jersey, 1st.ed., 1983. Xxii + 525 pp., frontis., + c.150 other photo-ills., + map e.p’s. D.j., 24 x 16 cm. FINE. A major study in which the author examines 71 shipping lines with passenger ships serving South America from the UK and the Continent, illustrated with about 150 photographs. Other features include indexes of ships and shipping companies, a chronological list of ship losses, and a list of the largest passenger liners on these routes – vessels of 14,000 tons and over. The 71 lines include Royal Mail Steam Packet, Royal Mail Lines, Union Line, Lamport + Holt, Booth, PSNC, Red Cross, Donaldson, White Star, Allan, Houlder Bros., Prince Line, Nelson Line, Blue Star, as well as shipping companies of France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, Holland, Poland, and South America itself. A brief history of each line is provided together with data and information on all the ships. FINE copy.