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Loving tribute to luxury liners documents more than 100 ships, including the Leviathan, the America, the Independence, the President Polk, and the United States. Detailed captions provide a wealth of information on tonnage, speed, size, and passenger load. Introduction. Preface by David Perry. Bibliography. Index. Approximately 200 photographs.
Table of ContentsCHAPTER 1 America's First Superliner: Leviathan
CHAPTER 2 "Acquisitions, Seizures, and Other Prizes of War"
CHAPTER 3 Standard Classes
CHAPTER 4 The Late Twenties: Big New Liners
CHAPTER 5 Small Ships of the Prewar Era
CHAPTER 6 Expansion: Building Up the Fleet
CHAPTER 7 New National Flagship: America
CHAPTER 8 "Combo" Ships: Passengers and Cargo"
CHAPTER 9 Serving the Military During and After World War II
CHAPTER 10 Modern American Luxury at Sea
Index of Ships in Illustrations