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Cosens of Weymouth: 1918 to 1996

By: Richard Clammer

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Twelveheads Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04214

ISBN: 0906294487

Condition: Near Fine


The once familiar Buff Funnel paddle steamers of Cosens & Co Ltd were part of the scenery along the Wessex coast of the south of England.The paddlers sailed as far west as Plymouth calling at most of the main seaside towns. But they were also Weymouth's foremost ship repairing and engineering company, and maintained a ship salvage operation and even an ice making factory. This fascinating history is illustrated by a selection of superb photographs, sailing bills and othe... View more info

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Liners: The Golden Age

By: Robert Fox

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04438

ISBN: 3833161868

Condition: Very Good


Steam navigation, ' the only way to travel ', was the slogan for the era of the ocean liner. It was an invitation to adventure, luxury, escape; for millions of impoverished migrants it was an invitation to a new life in new worlds. The steamer was to dominate long-distance travel from the 1860s to the 1960s, when it gave way to diesel- driven ships and the commercial jet airliner. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info