Coast Lines

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Founded on Merseyside in 1913, Coast Lines (formerly Powell, Bacon and Hough Lines Ltd) grew from a 16 vessel operation to become the world's largest coastal fleet by the 1950s, having acquired numerous shipping companies and pioneered the coordination of coastal sea and road transport. After the 1950s, decline set in and the company was taken over by P&O in 1971. This book provides a succinct history of Coast Lines and a fleet list with details of over 400 ships.

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Coast Lines

Coast Lines

Fleet List and History

Paperback160pp Illustrated165x243mm

9781445646749     Product Code: 224622

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Founded on Merseyside in 1913, Coast Lines (formerly Powell, Bacon and Hough Lines Ltd) grew from a 16 vessel operation to become the world's largest coastal fleet by the 1950s, having acquired numerous shipping companies and pioneered the coordination of coastal sea and road transport. After the 1950s, decline set in and the company was taken over by P&O in 1971. This book provides a succinct history of Coast Lines and a fleet list with details of over 400 ships.

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