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Anchor ships and Anchor men : the history of the Anchor Shipping & Foundry Company Ltd.

Author: Allan A Kirk; Sydney Cannington
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] ; Sydney [N.S.W.] : A.H. & A.W. Reed, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan A Kirk; Sydney Cannington
OCLC Number: 461485
Notes: Based on research material assembled by Sydney Cannington and others.
Description: 186 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Acknowledgements --
Grim determination and successive failures --
Further failures and successful salvage --
Meet the founders --
A remarkable engineer and a historic ship --
More gold, more ships --
The anchor line of steam packets --
Crisis and survival --
Through turbulent waters --
Enter Will Rogers --
A new company and a new look --
And now we are eight --
Fine ships for the nightly ferry service --
The fleet reaches its peak --
Exit the ferry service --
The foundry --
The men on the bridge --
Company personalities --
Contemplation and conjecture --
Appendix A --
Appendix B --
Appendix C --
Responsibility: by Allan A. Kirk.


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