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Commodore Robert G Thelwell, as told to Robert Jackson

Published by Arthur Barker Ltd, London, 1961
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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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

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Publisher: Arthur Barker Ltd, London

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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