Transatlantic Liners 1950-1970 by William Miller
Transatlantic Liners 1950-1970 is the perfect reference book for lovers of a grand but bygone age of passenger ships that crossed the Atlantic such as the Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, SS United States, Caronia, Andrea Doria and also smaller, less famous ships Noordam, Paryhia and Laurentia. Her, over 150 ships are grouped by owner - from the short-lived American Banner Line to Israel's Zim Lines.
Each ship is given a full, detailed reference: details (routing, length, tonnage, builder, speed, passengers carried, etc.) as well as a full chronology of the vessel's career including it's ultimate disposition and fate.
A must-have resource for lovers of cruising of this era.
About the Author:
Known as "Mr Ocean Liner," Bill Miller has written over 80 books about passenger ships. Miller has also penned over 1000 articles about ships and sea travel. He has been a popular guest lecturer aboard such liners as the QE2, Queen Mary 2, Rotterdam & Crystal Serenity for over 30 years. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, just across from the great liner piers of New York City, Miller has appeared in numerous TV documentaries, & news programs and himself has been the subject of a 60-min documentary called "Mr Ocean Liner." Miller has been the recipient of numerous maritime awards.
Dimensions: 22.5 x 24.6 x 1.2 cm