Download e-book for iPad: Along the Waterfront: Freighters at New York in the 1950s by William H. Miller

By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront dropped at existence the recent York docks of the Fifties, while it was once usually acknowledged send, frequently a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of recent York is dealing with extra shipment than ever prior to, yet it all containerised. alongside the Waterfront, a followon to alongside the Hudson (which checked out passenger ships within the Port of latest York), covers the gigantic and engaging fleet of freighters that after known as at manhattan, together with ships and firms that didn't particularly make it, corresponding to the Bull Line, common Fruit, Torm traces and the sales space Steamship Company.

In this e-book, William H. Miller takes the reader on an evocative journey again to the times of the recent York docks as they have been portrayed in at the Waterfront.

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