Forty years master a life in sail & steam by Daniel O. Killman

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ship captains,
  • Description and travel,
  • Travel,
  • History,
  • Sailing ships,
  • Biography,
  • Steamboats

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDaniel O. Killman ; edited and annotated by John Lyman and Harold D. Huycke Jr. ; compiled by Rebecca Huycke Ellison ; with an introduction by Brian J. Rouleau and an afterword by David Hull
SeriesMarine, maritime, and coastal books, Marine, maritime, and coastal books
ContributionsLyman, John, 1915-1977, editor, Huycke, Harold D., Jr., 1922-2007, editor, Ellison, Rebecca Huycke, 1957- compiler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE569.K55 K55 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 347 pages
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27208545M
ISBN 101623493803
ISBN 109781623493806
LC Control Number2015038788
OCLC/WorldCa931226756

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