Troopships To Calais..

SPIERS, DEREK..

In blue laminated pictorial boards. Light wear to extremities, but otherwise a fine copy.

£12.00

Publisher

Published for the author by Meresborough Books.,

Place

Rainham

Date

1988

Synopsis

The story of calais as a military port from 1944 to 1947 and the ships which served it.

Item Description

8vo. 6 x 8.5 inches. 117 + [3] pp. publisher's advertisements.

Illustrations

Illustrated thoughout with black and white photographs; map frontispiece.

Notes

An account of Calais as a port for handling military personnel in transit to and from Dover and Folkestone, 1944-46. The author served there as Staff Captain (Shipping) to the Port Commandment during this period. The greater part of the book is an account of the military service of the ships involved, the most significant of which were Southern Railway, Belgian Marine and Isle of Man ferries, and also of their subsequent civilian careers.

[Stock No. 25279]

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