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Under the Red Ensign: British Passenger Liners of the 50s 60s

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It was the Golden Age of British passenger shipping, when new liners were still being constructed and the finest liners afloat, the Cunard Queens, were at their peak. The airplane had yet to overtake the ocean liner as the "only way to travel" and wouldn’t do so until the early 1960s. What the liner lost in speed, it certainly made up for in luxury. British liners still ru ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by The History Press
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The golden age of British liners written by maritime expert Bill Miller, a frequent lecturer on the Cunard ships. Well written, easy to read and as usual, great story telling by Bill.
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William Henry Miller, Jr. (Bill Miller) (born May 3, 1948) is a maritime author and historian who has written numerous books dealing with the golden age of ocean liners.

William H. Miller was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on May 3, 1948. In addition to his teaching career and writing over 80 books and many articles on the great liners, he was chairman of the World Ship Society's Port of New York Bran