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Title: The South American Saint Line: History of a Welsh Shipping Venture.
Description: Pontypool, Gwent, P. M. Heaton. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0950771449) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 125 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Many b&w photographs, plus fold-out profile/general arrangement plans at rear. Contents: Author; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Richard George Meredith Street and the Barry Shipping Co. Ltd.; Group Captain George Buchanen Bailey DFC and the St. Quentin Shipping Co. Ltd.; The B. and S. Shipping Co. Ltd.; Lord Howard de Walden and Seaford and the South American Saint Line; The Second World War; The Immediate Post-War Period; The "St. Essylt" and "St. Thomas" - A Revolution in Cargo Liner Design; Further Expansion; The Closing Years; Appendix One - Fleet List; Appendix Two - Ships of the Houlder Line which were given South American Saint Line names; Appendix Three - Ships Managed on Behalf of the Ministry of War Transport; Appendix Four - Speeches Made on the Occasion of the Presentation of his Portrait to R.G.M. Street, 8th April, 1949. Book lightly cocked, light waviness to fore-edge of some pages, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor bump at top edge of front board - two on the front edge, small bump at top corner of nothe boards, very small bump at top corner of pages 87 to end of book. Dust jacket has light browning on spine and slightly at edges, moderate wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, some light wrinkling on rear panel. Good+/Good+.

Keywords: Shipping Lines, Welsh, Wales, British, Richard George Meredith Street, Barry Shipping Co. , Group Captain George Buchanen Bailey, St. Quentin, B. And S. , Lord Howard de Walden, Seaford, Second World War, Ii, St. Essylt, St Thomas, Cargo Ships, Liners, De

Price: US$ 35.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 27005

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