Hardcover. New York; Hastings House Pub, 1978, revised and enlarged from 1956. Clean, tight 4to, 237pp. Dust jacket has seen some wear and has quite a few chips and a couple of small open tears to the top edge. Gift inscription by the author to "Fergie on the Mississippi Queen" from 1978 of the ffe. Very Good / good. Item #14399
Chronological illustrations and information on the history of American ships from the Viking ships and the Mayflower to the modern Navy ships and yachts. The vessels include all major ship types in the Maritime Hall of Fame as well as the principal areas of service; coast, ocean, riber, and lake.