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By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront dropped at existence the recent York docks of the Fifties, while it used to be usually stated send, often a freighter, arrived or departed each 24 mins, round the clock. Now, the Port of recent 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 immense and interesting fleet of freighters that after known as at long island, together with ships and corporations that didn't fairly make it, akin to the Bull Line, normal 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 hot York docks as they have been portrayed in at the Waterfront.

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