Cruise Britannia: The Story of the British Cruise Ship / Edition 2

Cruise Britannia: The Story of the British Cruise Ship / Edition 2

by Roger Cartwright, Clive Harvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0752444433

ISBN-13: 9780752444437

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: The History Press

This extensive volume, newly updated and expanded, provides a complete history of the British cruise ship, from the dawn of cruising through the glamorous 1930s and up to the current fleets of dedicated cruise ships. It takes a nostalgic look back at ships such as P&O’s white sisters, the Caronia—the first dedicated cruise

Overview

This extensive volume, newly updated and expanded, provides a complete history of the British cruise ship, from the dawn of cruising through the glamorous 1930s and up to the current fleets of dedicated cruise ships. It takes a nostalgic look back at ships such as P&O’s white sisters, the Caronia—the first dedicated cruise ship—and such modern vessels as Andes, Canberra, Victoria, and QE2.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752444437
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword7
Preface8
1A Brief History of Cruising from the Nineteenth Century up to 19759
2Decline and Rebirth37
3Britons Cruise the Waves - the British Cruise Market in the Twenty-First Century55
4Cruise Britannia - the Ships65
Bibliography221
Index222

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