SEAHORSES OF THE TEES. THE STORY OF TEES TOWING COMPANY LIMITED.

Proud, John H.


£40.00




Privately Printed by the Company, Middlesbrough, 1st.ed., 1985. 189 pp., 81 photo & other ills. (1 cold.). Pict. laminated boards. 30 x 21cm. FINE. Published by the Tees Towing Company, this book tells the story of their tugs and towing operations from 1880 to 1983. Divided into two parts, the first deals with the firm's history ; the life of William Henry Crosthwaite ; the Constituent Companies 1909 ' 1919 ; the early years of the Amalgamation 1920 ' 1925 ; the Depression 1926 ' 1931 ; the first experiment with Diesel Propulsion 1932 ' 1939 ; World War II ; post-war developments and the building of the modern tug fleet. The second part provides a pictorial Fleet List of the 80 tugs owned by the company during this period. FINE copy.


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