The Atlantic Transport Line, 1881-1931: A History with Details on All Ships

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In 1881, dynamic Baltimore businessman Bernard N. Baker established the Atlantic Transport Line, an American-owned but British-operated steamship company with service from London to New York that became famous for shipping expensive livestock and for carrying only first-class passengers. Although moderately sized, the company remained a significant presence in international shipping until a failure to recover from business disruptions during World War I forced its closure early in the Great Depression. This volume ...

The Atlantic Transport Line, 1881-1931: A History with Details on All Ships 2012, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786461424

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