Harvey, W. J.


World Ship Society., Gravesend, 1st.ed., 2000. 224 pp., profusely illustrated with photographs + flags & funnels (some cold.). Pict. laminated boards. 30 x 21. FINE. History and pictorial Fleet List of the Cory group of tug companies. In addition to the tugs there is a cameo of their colliers, and a barge overview in an appendix. Includes the Mersey tugs of the Rea family, Bantry Bay Towing Co., Clyde Tugs, Commonwealth Steam Tug Co., Cory, King Towage Ltd., Mil Tug & Salvage Ltd., Grangemouth & Forth Towing Co., Smit & Cory International Port Towage Ltd., Eastern Canada Towing Ltd., Shetland Towage Ltd., Irish Tugs Ltd., Lambert Brothers Shipping & Irish Tugs Ltd., Shannon Tugs Ltd., etc. Following the History of the Cory Group the author provides an illustrated Fleet List of 183 owned tugs, 62 managed tugs, 30 chartered tugs, and 134 vessels owned by subsidiary and associate companies. Profusely illustrated with photographs. FINE copy.

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