The Panama Canal Record, Vol. 17

The Panama Canal Record, Vol. 17 : August 15, 1923, to August 6, 1924; With Index (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Panama Canal Record, Vol. 17: August 15, 1923, to August 6, 1924; With Index The Canal was Opened to commercial traffic, shortly after the beginning of the war in Europe. The war'and the interruptions of traffic due to slides, the last serious onecof which came to an end on April 15, 1916, interfered with the normal use of the Canal in earlier. Years, These years were followed'by a period of scarcity of tonnage, high freights and financial and industrial uncertainties, which in turn. Led to a period of widespread commercial stagnation wherein cargo offerings reached a low ebb and a large proportion of the tonnage of all the maritime nations were withdrawn from service. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 760 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 38mm | 998g
  • English
  • 1024 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243205686
  • 9780243205684