New PDF release: Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the 1950s and

By William H. Miller

ISBN-10: 1781553505

ISBN-13: 9781781553503

Cunard, the main well-known identify in delivery, turns one hundred seventy five years previous in 2015. Cunard started again in 1840 with paddlewheel steamers, yet grew and stepped forward and created many of the biggest, quickest and most magnificent liners of their time. the ultimate 'golden age' at the Atlantic run among Europe and North the US used to be within the Nineteen Fifties whilst the corporate slogan 'Getting there has been part the joys' appeared so apt. Cunard had twelve liners operating Atlantic crossings in 1958 however the comparable 12 months observed the creation of the quick and effective passenger jet that instantly stole transatlantic guests. The Cunard 'cast' of the past due Fifties contains such celebrated ocean liners comparable to Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth in addition to others like Mauretania, Caronia, Britannic, Saxonia and small ships together with the Media and Parthia. Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties is the tale of those nice ships which are all nonetheless remembered with a lot fondness and of the lifestyles onboard them. Cunard may face livid festival with jet airplane and through 1969 be lowered to at least one Atlantic liner, the mythical and iconic Queen Elizabeth 2.

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