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

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

Label
A man and his ship : America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the SS United States
Title
A man and his ship
Title remainder
America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the SS United States
Statement of responsibility
Steven Ujifusa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ujifusa, Steven
Dewey number
  • 623.8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
VM140.G52
LC item number
U55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gibbs, William F.
  • Naval architects
  • Gibbs & Cox
  • United States (Steamship)
  • Ocean liners
Label
A man and his ship : America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the SS United States, Steven Ujifusa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-414) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The way it was -- The man and the vision. Size, luxury, and speed ; 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 -- Building the dream. A very pleasing appearance ; Primacy on the seas ; A mighty sweet baby rises ; 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 ; The halcyon years ; Trouble ashore ; No time to say good-bye ; Secrets told
Control code
1368704
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
x, 437 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781451645071
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1368704
  • (OCoLC)759912560
Label
A man and his ship : America's greatest naval architect and his quest to build the SS United States, Steven Ujifusa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-414) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The way it was -- The man and the vision. Size, luxury, and speed ; 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 -- Building the dream. A very pleasing appearance ; Primacy on the seas ; A mighty sweet baby rises ; 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 ; The halcyon years ; Trouble ashore ; No time to say good-bye ; Secrets told
Control code
1368704
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Extent
x, 437 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781451645071
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011049883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1368704
  • (OCoLC)759912560

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