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Tin stackers : the history of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company

Author: Al Miller
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©1999.
Series: Great Lakes books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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"Formed in 1901 by U.S. Steel Corporation, the Pittsburgh Steamship Company became the largest commercial fleet in the world and assumed a dominant role in Great Lakes shipping and the American steel industry. Tin Stackers tells its story: the ships, the men who sailed them, and the conditions that shaped their times."--BOOK JACKET. "Drawing on company records and interviews with officials and sailors, Miller tells  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Miller
ISBN: 0814328326 9780814328323
OCLC Number: 40543257
Description: 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
List of terms --
Introduction --
ch. 1. Forged of steel --
ch. 2. E pluribus unum --
ch. 3. Coulby comes aboard --
ch. 4. The pace quickens --
ch. 5. War and peace --
ch. 6. The roaring twenties --
ch. 7. Tin stackers go to war --
ch. 8. A billion tons of ore --
ch. 9. A new leader, a new look --
ch. 10. Into the future --
ch. 11. Modern times --
appendix 1. Vessels built, purchased, and acquired --
appendix 2. Vessels sold, scrapped, and lost --
appendix 3. Vessels of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company --
appendix 4. Original vessels of the Pittsburgh Steamship Company --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Great Lakes books.
Responsibility: Al Miller.

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