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Steam-ships

the story of their development to the present day

by R A Fletcher

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Published in London, Sidgwick & Jackson, ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steamboats.,
  • Shipbuilding.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSteam-ships and their story.
    Statementby R. A. Fletcher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM615 .F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 421 p.
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23340878M
    LC Control Number10024774

    Steam ships of Europe. London: Conway Maritime Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Deayton, Alistair. Steam ships of Europe. London: Conway Maritime Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Deayton.


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