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For the King's Service: Railway Ships at War

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For the King's Service: Railway Ships at War - Mullay, A. J.
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The Army and Navy had an insatiable demand for ships during both world wars. They were needed as troop transports, minesweepers, hospital ships, armed merchant cruisers and even as aircraft carriers. The many British railway lines had fleets of ships, which were used as ferries, cargo ships and pleasure steamers. From Scotland came the wooden paddle steamers of the Clyde, from the Irish Sea, the ferries, from the South Coast a mix of cross channel ferries, cargo steamers and paddle steamers and from the East Coast a similar ...

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For the King's Service: Railway Ships at War 2008, Pendragon Partnership, Cornwall

ISBN-13: 9781899816163

Hardcover