Along the Waterfront: Freighters at New York in the 1950s by William H. Miller

By William H. Miller

The 1954 movie at the Waterfront delivered to lifestyles the hot York docks of the Nineteen Fifties, whilst it used to be usually acknowledged 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 earlier than, yet it all containerised. alongside the Waterfront, a followon to alongside the Hudson (which checked out passenger ships within the Port of recent York), covers the massive and interesting fleet of freighters that when referred to as at manhattan, together with ships and firms that didn't relatively make it, reminiscent of the Bull Line, general Fruit, Torm strains and the sales space Steamship Company.

In this e-book, 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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