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By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront dropped at existence the recent York docks of the Nineteen Fifties, whilst it was once usually stated send, frequently 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 latest York), covers the monstrous and interesting fleet of freighters that when referred to as at manhattan, together with ships and firms that didn't relatively make it, comparable to the Bull Line, typical Fruit, Torm traces and the sales space Steamship Company.

In this booklet, 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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