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Transatlantic Triumph and Heroic Failure free pdf An account of heroic failure that has all the ingredients of a great story - transatlantic travel, record-breaking crossings, disasters, emigration, the American Civil War and great expectations dashed. The Atlantic Steam Navigation Company, 'The Galway Line', was launched in June 1858 with high hopes. Today there is no evidence in Galway docks that it was once the 'Liverpool' of Ireland.

About Tim Collins

Tim Collins is a librarian at University College Galway. His previous books include Floreat Hibernia, the standard reference work on RL Praeger, and Decoding The Landscape. His main interests are natural history, and maritime science and history.

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Author : Tim Collins
Publisher : The Collins Press
Data Published : 01 April 2002
ISBN : 190346420X
EAN : 9781903464205
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 238 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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