Book Review – ‘Along the Hudson: Luxury liner row in the 1950s and 60s’ by William H. Miller

By Michael Harrison, published November 2020


A native of Hoboken, New Jersey, William Miller has been writing popular books about ocean liners for 40 years. During that time, as he explains in the introduction to Along the Hudson, he has collected ‘thousands upon thousands of photographs’ from corporate, governmental, and private sources, and these have formed the basis for many of his publications. In this book, Miller gathers 230 black-and-white views of passenger ships, combination liners, and cruise ships taken in the port of New York between the late 1940s and 2010 and presents them alphabetically by vessel name accompanied by short captions. (The end-date implied in the book’s title is basically ignored.)…

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Filed under: Post WW2 | Twentieth Century
Subjects include: Harbours & Dockyards | Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft

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