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By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront dropped at existence the hot York docks of the Nineteen Fifties, whilst it was once usually acknowledged send, frequently a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of recent York is dealing with extra shipment than ever sooner than, yet it all containerised. alongside the Waterfront, a followon to alongside the Hudson (which checked out passenger ships within the Port of latest York), covers the large and interesting fleet of freighters that when known as at long island, together with ships and firms that didn't rather make it, similar to the Bull Line, ordinary Fruit, Torm traces and the sales space Steamship Company.

In this ebook, William H. Miller takes the reader on an evocative journey again to the times of the hot York docks as they have been portrayed in at the Waterfront.

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By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront dropped at existence the hot York docks of the Nineteen Fifties, whilst it was once usually acknowledged send, frequently a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of recent York is dealing with extra shipment than ever sooner than, yet it all containerised. alongside the Waterfront, a followon to alongside the Hudson (which checked out passenger ships within the Port of latest York), covers the large and interesting fleet of freighters that when known as at long island, together with ships and firms that didn't rather make it, similar to the Bull Line, ordinary Fruit, Torm traces and the sales space Steamship Company.

In this ebook, William H. Miller takes the reader on an evocative journey again to the times of the hot York docks as they have been portrayed in at the Waterfront.

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