Fragment of Hull Plate John Oxley

Showing the parlous condition of hull plating on pilot steamer John Oxley before restoration began. 

Mounted on a piece of the original 2" thick teak deck planking

Every hull plate in now new.


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The Blue Riband by Tom Hughes

A definitive history of the long lasting rivalry between shipowners and whole nations for the honour of offering the fastest Atlantic crossing. From earliest records to USS United States.

Every ship, its specifications, history, builders owners etc. is described, as well as the intensity (and cost) of the competition. A very satisfying read for any maritime fan.

192 pp. in Very Fine condition. The dust jacket is protected by a laminated plastic film


approx 50 photos all B&W. index of vessels and builders and lines

published 1973


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