The Kingdom of MacBrayne. From steamships to car-ferries in the West Highlands and Hebrides 1820-2005

por Robins, Nick S.

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  • Editorial: Birlinn
  • ISBN: 978-1-84158-500-0
  • Páginas: 276
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  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Idiomas: Inglés
  • Fecha de la edición: 2006

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In the Beginning. Energy and Enterprise: David Hutcheson and Company. The Coming of the King: Railways, Foreign Aspirations and Second-ahdn Ships. From Lancefield Quay to Village Bay: The Steamships of John McCallum and Martin Orme. The Edwardian Summers: Cruise Yachts and Paraffin Engines. War and Peace: The First World War and its Aftermath. Refloating the King: Investment and the Coast Lines' Pocket Liners. Rationalisation and Rebuilding: Post-war Austerity, Two Classic Mail Ships and Three Fat Ladies. Hebridean Vibrations: Remembering the Claymore (1955). The Great En-loading Rush ...

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