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Swans of the Tyne

Ken Smith

Swans of the Tyne

a pictorial tribute to the achievementsof Tyne shipbuilders Swan Hunter

by Ken Smith

  • 74 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Newcastle upon Tyne City Libraries & Arts and North Tyneside Libraries in [Newcastle] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swan Hunter (Firm).,
  • Shipyards -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History.,
  • Shipbuilding -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History.,
  • Ships -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ken Smith and Ian Rae.
    ContributionsRae, Ian., Newcastle City Libraries., North Tyneside Libraries.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21709977M
    ISBN 101857950216
    OCLC/WorldCa31777554

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