Author Results for Michael Harrison

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

By Michael Harrison

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 […] Read More

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

Book Review – ‘SS United States’ by Andrew Britton

By Michael Harrison

This slim volume, part of the paperback ‘Classic Liners’ series offered by the History Press, presents a brief illustrated history of the 1952 American passenger liner United States. It begins with the author’s personal story of family connections to British passenger shipping and a childhood spent in Southampton. A perfunctory introduction then sketches the history of […] Read More

Filed under: Twentieth Century
Subjects include: Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft