Download PDF by William H. Miller: 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 Nineteen Fifties, while it used to be frequently acknowledged send, often a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of latest 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 massive and engaging fleet of freighters that when known as at big apple, together with ships and corporations that didn't rather make it, reminiscent of the Bull Line, general Fruit, Torm traces and the sales space Steamship Company.

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

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