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Blue Star Line at war, 1939-1945.

H. Taprell Dorling

Blue Star Line at war, 1939-1945.

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Published by Foulsham in Slough .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blue Star Line.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD771 .D59
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159, xiii p., 7 leaves (1 fold.)
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5461553M
    ISBN 10057200849X
    LC Control Number73164133

    The loss of refrigerated tonnage during the war was particularly heavy in Port Line and replacement started immediately with 5 ships, Port Lincoln (), Port Wellington (), Port Napier () Port Pirie () and Port Lyttelton (). Following these was a ship that was unique amongst the many fine ships of Port Line.


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