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The Liberty Ships from A (A.B. Hammond) to Z (Zona Gale)

Jaffee, Walter W.

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ISBN 10: 1889901253 / ISBN 13: 9781889901251
Published by Glencannon Pr
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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1889901253 ** Signed gift inscription by Walter W. Jaffee to previous owner on front endpaper **; Very Good in a Very Good Jacket; Hardcover; 2004, Glencannon Press; Clean jacket with no tears (Now fitted with a new, Brodart jacket protector); Very light wear to boards; Pages clean & unmarked; Good binding with straight spine; Blue and gold dust jacket with title in white lettering; 722 pages; "The Liberty Ships from A (A.B. Hammond) to Z (Zona Gale)," by Walter W. Jaffee. Bookseller Inventory # SKU-O8107101204

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Title: The Liberty Ships from A (A.B. Hammond) to Z...

Publisher: Glencannon Pr

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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The result of over five years of exhaustive research into government records, published works, professional contacts, libraries and the internet, this encyclopedia contains everything known about Liberty ships -- every single one of the 2,710 ship built during World War II: who each was named for, where built, when launched, when delivered, type of ship, engine manufacturer, ship operator, wartime history, postwar service, every name they were subsequently known under, what ultimately happened to them -- all cross-referenced and indexed so readers can find any ship they're looking for.

This is truly "the last word" on Liberty ships, and the most complete, including diagrams, specifications, special chapters on the last two Liberty ships still active, and over 400 photos, on high quality stock. It is a reader-friendly book, avoiding codes and setting forth the information in clear language.

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Capt. Walter W. Jaffee has written ten books on the history of museum ships, maritime academy ships and World War II ships.

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