Hereford, 1st.ed., 1989. 203 pp., profusely illustrated with scale line drawings. Pict. c.c., 23 x 15cm. Covers slightly faded with surface creases o/w V.G. Seven major founding Companies came together to form Ellerman Lines, between them they owned 624 vessels and chartered many more. This book describes 670 ships illustrated by 294 scale profile drawings. A history of Ellermans, followed by Fleet Lists with data, career histories, re-naming of vessels, etc., includes City, Papayanni, Hall, Westcott & Laurence, Ellerman City Liners, Bucknall, and Cunard-Ellerman. This number is becoming increasingly SCARCE.