Bound in original navy cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper which has repaired tear across front wrapper. Very slight wear to extremities and a couple of margin stains in text; otherwise a very good copy. 1972 inscription on front pastedown.



David and Charles.,


Newton Abbot




The history of the 'emergency' type cargo ships constructed in the united states during world war ii. drawings by john s. lindsey.

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 4to. 7.75 x 10 inches. 223 + [1] pp.


Illustrated by 31 pages of plates, including frontispiece, black and white photographs and plans.


A comprehensive list of the over 2,700 Liberty ships built arranged by Basic Design, Dry Cargo, Tankers and Colliers, and then by shipbuilder. Further chapters cover more specialist types and conversions and those held. in the US Merchant Fleet reserve at the time of writing. An entry is given for each ship constructed.

[Stock No. 24925]


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