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2 edition of Blue Funnel Line found in the catalog.

Blue Funnel Line

John Clarkson

Blue Funnel Line

by John Clarkson

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Ships in Focus in Preston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blue Funnel Line -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Merchant ships -- Great Britain -- History -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Clarkson, Bill Harvey, Roy Fenton.
    SeriesShips in focus
    ContributionsFenton, R. S., Harvey, Bill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22644942M
    ISBN 101901703010

    Charting the origins and evolution of the Blue Funnel Shipping Line, this book traces its history through both world wars, the s depression and the new challenges of containerization in the s. It discusses the current role of agencies, conferences, singular management structure and key s: 3. Blue Funnel for old timers has 1, members.

    Composed Front Cover, Blue Funnel Line to Australia - Alfred Holt & Co., Liverpool - GGA Image ID # d91b1d9 Large-Format panel brochure from Alfred Holt & Company's Blue Funnel Line, Liverpool included many photographic views of the Blue Funnel Line to Australia in featuring the TSS "Ulysses" of 14, Tons, and her sister. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Blue Funnel Line. Merchant marine -- History. Blue Funnel Line; View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

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Blue Funnel Line by John Clarkson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Blue Funnel Line was formed by the visionary Alfred Holt, who saw the steamship as a better and more economical way of shipping cargo and passengers to the Far East, China and later s: 0.

Comprehensive and detailed history of the Blue Funnel Line with many photographs. Of immense interest to anyone who has sailed with that company. Very reasonably priced. Settle back in your armchair with this book and return to the days of your youth!/5(6).

Ian Collard, born and brought up less than half a mile from where the Blue Funnel Line ships berthed at Vittoria Dock, tells the varied and interesting story of this iconic shipping line.

As well as providing a detailed history, this informative book contains a full fleet list and over images/5(6). Blue Funnel Line, Memorabilia, Postcards, Books. Blue Funnel Ships Lifeboat Sarpedon Cruise. Memorabilia (I) Memorabilia II Memorabilia III. Book Covers Hector.

Blue Funnel, Voyage Cards Blue Funnel Postcards. Find blue funnel line from a vast selection of Books. Get great deals on eBay. For those wanting to know more about the Blue Funnel Line there is a reasonable range of books on this topic, including those in the photos above and below. I've only reviewed two of them, though more might follow in the future.

Company Histories Three of these books are histories, that set out to record what happened in the company over specific times, and each achieves its goal. Buy Ships in Focus: Blue Funnel Line 1st by Clarkson, John, Harvey, Bill, Fenton, Roy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 7. The Blue Funnel Association meet on the last Saturday of the month. It’s a chance for everyone who worked on the Blue Funnel line to get together and exchange stories. Alfred Holt and Company, marketed as the Blue Funnel Line, was founded by Alfred Holt on 16 January   Blue Funnel was probably the largest shipping conglomerate in Britain at that time.

It owned Blue Funnel, Glen Line, Straits Steamship Co in Singapore, and many other lines. The Executive Chairman, a man whom I recall walked with a bad limp, was making frequent lobbying trips from London to Kuala Lumpur.

Photographic memories of my time working for Alfred Holt & Co. (the Blue Funnel Line) / Ocean Fleets, including Glen Line and Elder Dempster Find great deals on eBay for postcards blue funnel line.

Shop with confidence. Back To Sea: Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 2) - Kindle edition by Malcolm, Ian M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Back To Sea: Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 2)/5(12).

Design and construction Original design. In earlythe Ocean Steamship Company (a subsidiary of Alfred Holt's Blue Funnel Line) decided that a new vessel would be required to replace the ageing Charon on the Western Australia to Singapore trade route.

The vessel had to be capable of simultaneously transporting passengers, cargo, and livestock. She also had to be capable of resting. Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) - Kindle edition by Malcolm, Ian M.

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Blue Funnel expanded into trade with the East Indies supporting the tobacco trade and had a service to Australia by They expanded further by acquisition but lost 12 vessels in WW1.

They later set up a joint service with White Star Line to Australia in the s and took over control of other lines in the s including Elder Dempster. Books of the Blue Funnel Line - Updated Previously I've done a post describing books about the Blue Funnel Line but since then I've read quite a few more so thought I'd give an update.

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Francis E Hyde in his book ‘Blue Funnel’, a history of Holt’s earlier years, quotes Alfred Holt as follows, the main problems in centred around the screw propeller, the building of a ship in iron, and the compound engine.

Alfred Holt was among the first to combine the three features successfully thus paving the way for the. Welcome to the Blue Funnel shipping forum. Blue Funnel Line. Shipping History > Shipping Discussion > Shipping Lines > I had stopped driving and could not read a book by the time I had mine done, and that came on in about 9 months.

The massive organisation that was Blue Funnel worked so well, but I suppose it was like a swan, there.In the Blue Funnel and Elder Dempster Line fleets merged and in the group acquired William Cory & Son Ltd and became Ocean Trading & Transport Co. Ltd. Transfers between different companies within the group became common after this date, but these have been largely ignored for the purposes of .Find great deals on eBay for blue funnel line.

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