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Monarchs of the sea : the great ocean liners

Author: Kurt Ulrich
Publisher: London : Taurus Parke Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text surveys the history of the ocean liners. Each great ship, from the "Titanic" to the "QE2", epitomized the designs and fashions of its age while at the same time representing the national  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Ulrich
ISBN: 1860643736 9781860643736
OCLC Number: 47054500
Description: 264 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: Travelling by liner - the rise, glory and fall of the transatlantic liners: Great Eastern - the first of the ocean giants; Titanic - the end of a dream; Imperator - glory of the Kaiser on the Atlantic; Bremen and Europa - pioneers of a new generation of ships; Normandie -almost the perfect ship; Queen Mary - a ship with "character and personality"; United States - the fastest ocean-going giant of all time; Michelangelo and Raffaello - the beautiful Italians; France -yesterday luxury, today mass tourism; Queen Elizabeth 2 - the last "Queen of the seas"; Sea Cloud - a lady all in white; Vistafjord - a classic on the world's seas; Explorer - en-route to the white continent; Seabourn Legend - as exclusive as a private yacht; Wind Song - south sea dreams under sail; Europa - Germany's number one cruise liner; Sovereign of the Sea - a ship sets new standards.
Responsibility: Kurt Ulrich.
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