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Canberra, the great white whale

Canberra, the great white whale

based on a facsimile reprint of the original souvenir number of the Shipbuilder and marine engine builder

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Published by P. Stephens in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canberra (Ship),
  • Falkland Islands War, 1982 -- Naval operations, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesShipbuilder and marine engine builder.
    Statementwith an epilogue by Neil McCart.
    ContributionsMcCart, Neil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM383.C36 C36 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120, 111 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2994230M
    ISBN 10085059636X
    LC Control Number84249934

    In Canberra became an national heroine as she transported British troops into the war zone of the Falkland Islands. After the conflict, "The Great White Whale" as she had become known, returned home to a fantastic welcome in Southampton. Canberra - The Great White Whale Goes to War Compiled and edited by Lt CDR JL Muxworthy, RN From Wikipedia:?SS Canberra was an ocean liner, which later operated on cruises, in the P&O fleet from to She was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland at a cost of UK?17 million.

    Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Canberra: The Great White Whale by Neil McCart () at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.   Nicknamed the “Great White Whale”, the “Canberra” proved vital in transporting the Parachute Regiment and Royal Marines to the islands more than 9, miles from the UK. Whilst the “Queen Elizabeth 2” was held to be too vulnerable to enter the war zone, “Canberra” was sent to the heart of the conflict.

    Canberra - The Great White Whale Goes to War Compiled and edited by Lt CDR JL Muxworthy, RN From Wikipedia:?SS Canberra was an ocean liner, which later o.   Nicknamed the “Great White Whale”, Canberra proved vital in transporting the Parachute Regiment and Royal Marines to the islands more than 9, nautical miles (17, km) from the United Kingdom. She was sent to the heart of the conflict, anchoring in San Carlos Water on May 21 as part of the landings by British forces to retake the islands.


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Nicknamed the Great White Whale, Canberra proved vital in transporting 3 Commando Brigade to the islands more than 9, nautical miles (17, km) from the United Kingdom. Canberra was sent to the heart of the down: 23 September The story of CANBERRA started in when P & O asked British Shipbuilders to tender for a new liner to be operated between the UK and AUSTRALIA, it was later that year that P & O announced that HARLAND & WOLFF would build the new ship, the keel was laid in and she was lanched inCANBERRA started her maiden voyage on the 2sd of Juneshe was GRT and had a top.

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Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Ex-Library/Very Good. Hardcover. Ex-libris. Very good ex-libris in very good jacket in protective mylar. Some wear to corners and bottom board edges; some slanting to spine; library sticker at tail of jacket and spine.

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