By Roy Fenton
In this new e-book a suite of greater than three hundred photos has been drawn jointly to inform the tale of the improvement of the steam and diesel coasters, which originated customarily within the united kingdom and the Netherlands. The time period ‘coaster’ embraces a massive variety of sorts together with the steam colliers, the puffers, packets, steam residences and lighters usually designed for inland seas, then the ever present steam coaster itself, in-built huge numbers to be used round British shorelines but additionally extra afield in each nook of the area. Coastal tankers and different professional kinds like chemical and cement companies additionally advanced.
As good because the information of the ships themselves, the booklet covers shipment dealing with and stowing, equipment, the coastal trades, the proprietors and developers and, now not least, the crews and their jobs and their lives at sea.
A highly evocative and illuminating e-book to please and tell send lovers everywhere.
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Coasters: An Illustrated History by Roy Fenton