Great French Passenger Ships
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Great French Passenger Ships

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France produced some of the finest and best-decorated passenger ships of the twentieth century. Beginning in 1912 with the four-funnel France, the nostalgic voyage continues with the great and grand transatlantic liners of the French Line, the CGT. These include the famous Ile-de-France, Normandie and Liberte, as well as the lesser passenger ships of the French Line. In addition, focus is given to Compagnie de Navigation Sud-Atlantique, Transports Maritimes and Chargeurs Reunis operating important South American routes and to Messageries Maritimes running in Africa, the East and the South Pacific. Packed full of nostalgic reminiscence of great ship days gone by, the book explores majestic liners, mail boats to Africa and colonial steamers to Saigon. Presenting many previously unpublished images alongside insightful text and anecdotes, William H. Miller brings the reader on board France's greatest transatlantic liners.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 230 x 256 x 8mm | 419.99g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 50 Illustrations, color; 100 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0752491520
  • 9780752491523
  • 76,616

About William H. Miller

William H. Miller has written more 80 books on passenger ships, including "Great American Passenger Ships "and "Great British Passenger Ships," and is a world expert in his field. He has received the National Maritime History Award, the Silver Riband Award, and he created the passenger ship database for the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. He has appeared in numerous documentaries and news broadcasts and is a frequent guest lecturer aboard cruise ships. He lives in New Jersey.show more