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Fifty thrilling years at sea

George Joseph Whitfield

Fifty thrilling years at sea

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Published by Hutchinson & Co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seafaring life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Captain G. J. Whitfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .W63 1934
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 9-283 p.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6308552M
    LC Control Number34022796
    OCLC/WorldCa2881642

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