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Steam-ships

R.A Fletcher

Steam-ships

the story of their development to the present day

by R.A Fletcher

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steamboats,
  • Shipbuilding

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby R.A. Fletcher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM615 F6, VM615 F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 421 p., plates :
    Number of Pages421
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19467092M

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