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Belief in the sea state encouragement of British merchant shipping and shipbuilding by Davies, Michael

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Published by Lloyd"s of London Press in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Merchant marine -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Shipbuilding -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-364) and index.

StatementMichael Davies.
LC ClassificationsHE823 .D28 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1327606M
ISBN 101850442045
LC Control Number92206812

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