Along the Waterfront: Freighters at New York in the 1950s by William H. Miller

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By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront delivered to existence the recent York docks of the Fifties, whilst it was once usually acknowledged send, often a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of latest York is dealing with extra shipment than ever prior to, yet it all containerised. alongside the Waterfront, a followon to alongside the Hudson (which checked out passenger ships within the Port of recent York), covers the titanic and interesting fleet of freighters that after referred to as at ny, together with ships and firms that didn't really make it, similar to the Bull Line, average 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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