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The Resource A man and his ship : America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the S.S. United States, Steven Ujifusa

A man and his ship : America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the S.S. United States, Steven Ujifusa

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A man and his ship : America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the S.S. United States
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A man and his ship
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America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the S.S. United States
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Steven Ujifusa
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eng
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Examines the life and career of William Francis Gibbs (1886-1967), the Philadelphia native whose lifelong ambition was to build the biggest, fastest, safest liner ever
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A man and his ship
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Summary
Documents the story of innovative ship designer William Francis Gibbs, describing the breakthroughs that enabled him to craft high-performance ships of unprecedented versatility
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  • 623.8092
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Index
index present
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VM140.G52
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U55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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Americas greatest naval architect and his quest to build the S.S. United States
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface: The way it was -- Book I: The man and the vision -- The ideal ship -- Size, speed, and luxury -- The boy who loved ships -- Escaping the rich boys -- Mauretania -- J.P. Morgan's Titanic -- Pipe dreamers at work -- Prizes of war -- A giant lives again -- The parvenu -- Mrs. William Francis Gibbs -- Malolo -- A German sea monster -- Death by fire -- FDR's new navy -- The Queen and the America -- A full measure of toil -- Liberty ships -- War profiteer, war hero -- Book two: Building the dream -- A very pleasing appearance -- Primacy on the seas -- Revolt of the admirals -- Stop and go -- American moderne -- Turn her up -- Crewing up the big ship -- Truman on the attack -- The new sea queen arrives -- A very fast lady -- Masters of victory -- His fair lady -- Bess and Harry on board -- Trouble ashore -- The unions -- No time to say good-bye -- The last salute -- Secrets told -- Epilogue
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9781451645071
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2011049883

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