BLOW FIVE. A HISTORY OF THE ALEXANDRA TOWING COMPANY LIMITED.

Hallam, W. B.


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Liverpool, Journal of Commerce, 1st ed., 1976. 107 pp., cold. frontis., + many photo-ills. Pict. c.c., 22 x 14cm. Nr.FINE. The history of the Alexandra Towing Company founded in Liverpool in the 1880s, incorporating other tug fleets within the group : The Liverpool Screw Towing Co., Ltd., J. H. Lamey Ltd., London Tugs, Ltd., and Ship Towage (London) Ltd. The tugs of Alexandra operated not only in the Mersey but also in the Thames, at Southampton, Swansea, Felixstowe and other major UK ports. They owned some of the finest tugs and passenger-liner tenders in the world. This is their story up to 1976, together with five Fleet Lists and many photographs of their tugs.


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