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Various Ships - 8 vols. "Merchant Ships" 1953-1960

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Ship History:  Eight volumes in the yearly “Merchant Ships” series covering newbuilds from 1953 to 1960. 

Each book has about 250 pages covering not only passenger liners but freighters, tankers, ferries, and other working vessels.  There are twenty or so chapters covering all the major ship building countries of the world.  Important ships, especially liners, are given a page with a large b&w photo and descriptive caption.  Some deck plans and longitudinal cross-sections are included.  For example, in Volume III covering 1954, plans are shown for SAXONIA, ARCAIDA, BRAZIL MARU, CRISTOFORO COLOMBO, and others.  Also included is period advertising, listings of ship owners, and charts of the longest vessels.  

The titles in this series can be a little hard to follow because they are promoted not only by the year of publication but also the previous year’s new ships.  This collection starts with Volume III, 1954, covering “New Ships 1953” and runs through Volume IX, 1961, covering “New Ships 1960”.  Never-mind, as all  of our favorites from this great era of shipbuilding ranging from OLYMPIA to ORIANA are covered.  You will send many hours browsing through this series. 

The books are in excellent condition and the dust jackets are in fair condition with wear.  Volume III is missing its dust jacket.

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