Blue Book of American Shipping.....Marine and Naval Directory of the United States - 1899
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containing particulars of American steam and sail vessels, with names and addresses of owners, separated as to coasts, western rivers and Great Lakes - lists of ship owners, ship and engine builders, naval architects, marine engineers, vessel masters, and members of various organizations, made up from the navy and merchant marine.
particulars of the vessels of the United States Navy, heads of government bureaus in the United States and Canada connected with shipping. statistics of water commerce, with especial reference to the Great Lakes. steamship lines, including those operating to foreign ports, with details of service, principal offices, and names and addresses of managers.
The Marine Review Publishing Co., Cleveland, Ohio, 1899.
tall 8vo. pp[iv] 441. well illustrated with photos of ships, shipyards, etc., including one colour plate.
with a section of fine period adverts relating to the American shipping industry.
very good condition hardback in the original binding, dulled to the spine. hinges a little slack. from the library of the Institution of Naval Architects.
the fourth annual issue of this very comprehensive reference guide to the American shipping industry at the end of the 19th century.