Along the Waterfront: Freighters at New York in the 1950s by William H. Miller

By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront delivered to existence the recent York docks of the Nineteen Fifties, whilst it used to be frequently acknowledged send, frequently a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of latest 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 mammoth and engaging fleet of freighters that after known as at long island, together with ships and firms that didn't relatively make it, equivalent to the Bull Line, usual Fruit, Torm strains and the sales space Steamship Company.

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

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