New PDF release: Along the Waterfront: Freighters at New York in the 1950s

By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront dropped at lifestyles the hot York docks of the Fifties, whilst it used to be usually acknowledged send, frequently a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of recent York is dealing with extra shipment than ever sooner than, yet it all containerised. alongside the Waterfront, a followon to alongside the Hudson (which checked out passenger ships within the Port of recent York), covers the enormous and interesting fleet of freighters that after referred to as at long island, together with ships and firms that didn't fairly make it, comparable to the Bull Line, usual Fruit, Torm strains and the sales space Steamship Company.

In this ebook, William H. Miller takes the reader on an evocative journey again to the times of the hot York docks as they have been portrayed in at the Waterfront.

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