Image Not Available

I CAPTAINED THE BIG SHIPS

Commodore Robert G Thelwell, as told to Robert Jackson

Published by Arthur Barker Ltd, London, 1961
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Book Orphanage (McCrae, VIC, Australia)

AbeBooks Seller Since December 1, 2000

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 13.95 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 25.00 From Australia to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Hardcover, 8" x 5¼", with dust jacket Dark-blue cloth-bound boards with gold type to spine, photographic portrat as frontispiece, and 9 other b&w photos. The author is a first class raconteur, and recalls his fifty years afloat in an anecdote-packed, lively manner. He has sailed in the 'Aquitania', the old 'Mauretania', the ill-fated 'Lancastria', the 'Franconia', and the new 'Mauretania', and since 1951, as captain, of the 'Caronia', the 'Queen Mary' and the 'Queen Elizabeth'. He discusses famous passengers, crime and smuggling, storms at sea, suicides and burials, and the routine of life at sea. Previous owner's details to ffep. Jacket protected in transparent covering. VERY GOOD book in VERY GOOD price-clipped dust jacket 256 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 32200

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: I CAPTAINED THE BIG SHIPS

Publisher: Arthur Barker Ltd, London

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Store Description

On-line store only

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We accept Mastercard, Visa and American Express. We also accept Paypal. Note: In Australia only, we also accept postal orders, Bankcard, and cheques by arrangement). Cost of books received in condition not as described will be fully refunded (excluding postage) if returned within 7 days of receipt.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express