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Author : Nick Tolerton and Michael Pryce

Publisher : Tolerton


Published in New Zealand this book takes in the history and development of product tankers from war-built vessels, through the classic tankers of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s as product tankers and crude carriers started to develop as separate types. IHI standard tankers follow along with new designs of the 70s and 80s, modern product tankers and chemical tankers. There are special chapters on the Shell and BP tanker fleets, New Zealand’s coastal tankers, tankers in the Viet Nam and Falklands wars, reminiscences of tankermen and ice navigation in the Baltic. Over 350 illustrations (260 of them in colour) and index of more than 1,000 vessels.