US passenger liners since 1945 by Milton H. Watson

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Published by Stephens in Wellingborough .

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Includes bibliography and index.

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StatementMilton H. Watson.
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Pagination(256)p. :
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL22313018M
ISBN 101852600543
OCLC/WorldCa17982328

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