Canadian Empress building the last Canadian cruise ship by Robert W. Preston

Cover of: Canadian Empress | Robert W. Preston

Published by Press on Endeavors in Peterborough, Ont .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Ontario,
  • Kingston

Subjects:

  • Canadian Empress (Ship) -- History.,
  • Canadian Empress (Navire) -- Histoire.,
  • Cruise ships -- Ontario -- Kingston -- History.,
  • Paquebots de croisière -- Ontario -- Kingston -- Histoire.

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Cover title.

Book details

Other titlesBuilding the last Canadian cruise ship, Last Canadian cruise ship
StatementRobert W. Preston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVM461.5.C36 P74 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3463958M
ISBN 100973717602
LC Control Number2005432140
OCLC/WorldCa57207870

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