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Merchant ships world built vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1962.

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Published by Adlard Coles in London .
Written in English


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Empire Ships of World War II is the story of British merchant shipping during the war years, providing a complete record of ships built in the United Kingdom or acquired for the British flag during this period - the Empire Ships - with their details and subsequent histories. The number of ships in the world exce As of January , there w ships in the world's merchant fleets. General cargo ships are . Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:GOOD. We want your experience with World of Books to be enjoyable and problem Rating: % positive. The first thing to note about this book is that it is small, only the size of a paperback. The blurb on the inside of the dust jacket declares that this is one of four volumes to be published in a series, Merchant Ships of the World in Color, "a pictorial survey of the merchant ship - ocean liner, tramp steamer, freighter, tanker - and its development during the last one hundred years".

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