The Great Luxury Liners, 1927-1954: A Photographic Record
William H. Miller
Courier Dover Publications, 1981 - Transportation - 158 pages
Nostalgic tribute to the heyday of ocean liners. 186 photos, many never published, of Īle de France, Normandie, Europa, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, Leviathan, United States, many others. Lavish interiors, disasters, shipboard life, celebrities, war years, etc. 101 ships depicted. Captions.
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15 knots 20 knots 82 feet wide aboard American Belfast Bermuda bines geared Blohm & Voss bottom Bremen British Built by Blohm Built by Cantieri Built by Harland Burmeister & Wain cabin class Clydebank crew crossing cruise Cunard draft Drydock Company Empress of Britain Europa feet long first-class passengers French Line funnels geared to quadruple geared to twin Gotaverken gross tons Hamburg Harland & Wolff lie de France Line's M.A.N. diesels geared main lounge Mauretania Monfalcone Nazaire Nazi Nieuw Amsterdam Normandie North Atlantic OCEAN LINERS opposite passenger ship photograph pier quadruple screw Queen Elizabeth Queen Mary sailed Scotland second class Service speed 18 ship's Shipyards sister ship Southampton speed 18 knots speed 19 speed 20 Steam tur Steam turbines geared Steam turboelectric engines third class tourist class trip troops troopship turboelectric engines geared twin screw United States Lines vice speed Vickers Armstrongs Wolff Limited York