The Good Old Days of Shippping.

By: Coates (Lt W.H.) RP

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vi + 140pp, frontis, illus, original blue cloth over boards, canvas styleûbinding, dw. AJS: By the author of The Old 'Country Trade' of the East Indies.ûOne of two companion books, written by a naval officer who becameûfascinated by the history of seaborne trade in the Indian Ocean. There areûchapters on the East India Company and their ships; the later steamshipûcompanies; shipbuilding in India; the pilgrim trade and many others.ûThe term 'country trade' used in the first book, was defined by theûauthor: '...to include vessels owned by Englishmen resident in India, asûwell as purely Indian ships, and seems to have applied as far back as theûend of the seventeenth century'.ûCommander Coates was killed in action on the 15th July 1917, when HMSûRedbreast was torpedoed in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Title: The Good Old Days of Shippping.

Author Name: Coates (Lt W.H.) RP

Categories: Merchant Marine,

Publisher: 1900 rp 1969,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 9625