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Transatlantic Liners (Glory Days)

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Published by Wow Toys .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Transportation,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8683871M
    ISBN 101882663500
    ISBN 109781882663507

      Since the end of the nineteenth century there has been a stunning succession of transatlantic liners, from the White Star Line's Oceanic of to the Cunard Line's Queen Mary 2 of These floating palaces often contained luxurious staterooms, ballrooms and lounges for the rich, and noticeably more modest and basic accommodation for poorer Author: J. Kent Layton.   - Transatlantic Ocean Liners shared a link. Novem On the 50th anniversary of her final voyage, we look back at the RMS Queen Mary ers:


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Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cunard’s QM2 is the last of the great transatlantic liners. She is also the biggest attons making her over three times the size of is so large that Cunard Line’s first ship, RMS Britannia could fit into QM2’s dining room.

By. An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans. Liners may also carry cargo or mail, and may sometimes be used for other purposes (such as for pleasure cruises or as hospital ships). Cargo vessels running to a schedule are sometimes called liners.

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Transatlantic Liners View larger image. By: Transatlantic Liners book. Layton. Sign Up Now. Already a Member. As the liners got bigger, the scope for luxury increased, so that a substantial part of ships such as Titanic would be given over to sumptuous dining saloons, lounges, smoking rooms and even gymnasia for the most affluent passengers.

This book is an Author: J. Layton. Transatlantic flight surpassed ocean liners as the predominant mode of crossing the Atlantic in the mid 20th century. Inthe American NC-4 became the first airplane to cross the Atlantic (but in multiple stages).

Later that year, a British Vickers Vimy piloted by Alcock and Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to Ireland. ***UPDATE 7/23/*** TransAtlantic on the Long List for the MAN Booker Prize. Rating: * of five The Book Description: National Book Award-winning novelist Colum McCann delivers his most ambitious and beautiful novel yet, tying together a series of narratives that span years and two continents in an outstanding act of literary bravura.

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Transatlantic liners. [David L Williams] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: David L Williams. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. "TRANSATLANTIC LINERS ". Arco Publishing of New York, Loaded with great photos of ocean liners. First edition, first printing. The original dust jacket is 95% near perfect with a few minor edge curls and tears.

The second half of the twentieth century was a time of uncertainty and ignominy for the great liners. Although the decade of the s was a resurgent time for the Atlantic liners, the post-World War II frenzy did not last.

During the s and s, the liners faced a startling decline as the age of jet travel took hold. The first half of TransAtlantic features non-fictional stories about great men, united by theme but not by narrative.

In the second half, McCann invents a Author: Theo Tait. Transatlantic liners. [J Kent Layton] "It's fascinating to read about how each ship changed transatlantic travel and people's perceptions of travel.

[Transatlantic Liners] was an enjoyable read with tons of beautiful pictures." Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. many of the great transatlantic ocean liners, is extant at the Smithsonian but seems to have skipped the age of steam.

If the great liners are remembered at all, they will have to be remembered in the pages of TRANSATLANTIC, and the book is certainly monumental enough for that.

Author Stephen Fox has written a thick book but an immensely. Since the end of the nineteenth century there has been a stunning succession of transatlantic liners, from the White Star Line's Oceanic of to the Cunard Line's Queen Mary 2 of These floating palaces often contained luxurious staterooms, ballrooms and lounges for the rich, and noticeably more modest and basic accommodation for poorer 5/5.

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Discover it's all about choices, double down on action in the casino or stroll the decks and stargaze at constellations. and Cunard Transatlantic Cruise Fares and Promotions. Sail on Queen Mary 2 or one of her Royal sisters in or Whenever you go, a Cunard QM2 Transatlantic Crossing can be remarkably affordable if you book with Q Cruise + Travel.

Once behemoths plied the transatlantic trade, competing to be the fastest and most luxurious way to travel. The SS Normandie represented the. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Transatlantic liners by Miller, William H.,Arco Pub.

edition, in EnglishPages: One of the last liners, the United States (mainly made of aluminum), held the transatlantic crossing speed record of days in By the s, air transportation has overtaken the supremacy of liners for transatlantic crossings and reference time became hours instead of days.

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Exhibition Highlights. TRANSATLANTIC LINERS J. Kent Layton. SHIRE PUBLICATIONS Laid up in Long Beach, California, the Queen Mary is a reminder of the glory days of the transatlantic liners. Transatlantic Liners likes.

"Transatlantic Liners " is a retro-inspired strategic trade-simulation putting you as the director of the "Royal White Star Lines" company - right into the Followers: The Grimaldi Line offers itineraries as short as 14 days from Southampton, U.K., but a more typical trip is of the or day trips can be booked through Maris Freighter Cruises starting at just more than 1, euros for the shortest trip and up to 3, euros or more for double-occupancy on the longest itinerary.

Learn more about Cunard's iconic Transatlantic cruises in& Sailing between Southampton & New York, these cruises are unforgettable. Book online. Transatlantic Liners is a glorious reference of a grand but bygone age – those passenger ships, large and small, that crossed the Atlantic.

There were the likes of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, SS United States, Caronia, Andrea Doria, but also smaller, less memorable ships such as the Noordam, Parthia and Laurentia. Freelance historian Fox chronicles the changes in transatlantic travel fromwhen sailing ships took three weeks to cross the treacherous North Atlantic, throughwhen huge steam-driven ocean liners made the passage in less than a : This book is a brief history of the great age of the transatlantic passenger liners.

The book covers developments in transatlantic travel from the late 19th century until today – focusing on the new age of steam, into diesel and the decline of boat travel. In the National Book Award–winning Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann thrilled readers with a marvelous high-wire act of fiction that The New York Times Book Review called "an emotional tour de force." Now McCann demonstrates once again why he is one of the most acclaimed and essential authors of his generation with a soaring novel that spans continents.

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Setting sail from either Southampton or New York, you will enjoy an unforgettable journey retracing the path navigated by classic ocean liners such as the Mauretania and the original Queen Mary.

Read "Transatlantic Liners" by J. Kent Layton available from Rakuten Kobo. Since the end of the nineteenth century there has been a stunning succession of 5/5. out of 5 stars Transatlantic Liners in Picture Postcards. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 August Verified Purchase.

This book is an excellent collation of pictures of the old, classic liners, complimented by an excellent text. I have always been interested in the, dare I say it, old but elegantly styled vessels/5(5). The Last Transatlantic Ocean Liners At the end of World War II, resumption of crossings by sea from North America to Europe was a great priority.

Most surviving pre-war ships were reconditioned and new ocean liners were quickly ordered. This is the Cunard Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic cruise schedule of all one-way and round-trip Atlantic Ocean crossings.

It shows all departures from New York, Southampton-London and Hamburg as dates and prices per person. RMS Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic crossings are part of the Cunard Line’s regular Atlantic Ocean crossing service.

Purpose – The paper seeks to explore lessons in service delivery from an industry that no longer exists. The transatlantic passenger liner dramatizes some of the most unique challenges of service delivery. The ship itself was a delivery mechanism. A guide to transatlantic travel on Cunard's Queen Mary 2 between Southampton & New York, the 'Atlantic Ferry'.

Online booking & information on transatlantic sailing dates, departure times, fares, QM2 cabin types, transfers & train connections, embarkation & disembarkation procedures, QM2 child care facilities, and more. It is known that the Saturnia was a revolutionary ship in the filed of liners design, but her internal décor – despite bombastically celebrated in the inaugural book devote to her – were as well her weak point: in less than a decade the baroque ballroom was refurbished in modern style by Gustavo Pulitzer, together with several other.

Transatlantic liners, by Miller, William H., Publication date Topics Ocean liners, Steamboat lines Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS Pages: This little book (and a second, nearly identical one from in the Smithsonian collections) was published by the Diary Publishing Corporation of New York City for distribution by the United States Lines to its passengers on the Leviathan.

Similar books were common on many transatlantic passenger ships.