Merchant adventurers, 1914-1918

by F. A. Hook

Publisher: A. & C. Black in London

Written in English
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  • Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company,
  • British India Steam Navigation Company,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations

Edition Notes

Statementby F. A. Hook, containing thirty-two page illustrations from photographs.
LC ClassificationsD581 .H5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6625348M
LC Control Number20009729

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