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1 King, G. A. B. [George Alfred Brown] Tanker Practice: the Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Tankers
New York Edward W. Sweetman Company 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
148 pages, illustrations, diagrams, tables, cloth, very good. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. From Chapter One: The first step along the new path was taken in 1886 with the bulding of a steamer called the Gluckauf. She was conceived and designed for the exclusive purpose of carrying oil and was built in such a manner that the hull itself became the container for the oil cargo. " George King, a Scotsman known for his ship portraits and sketches of British Tankers, became managing director of British Petroleum Shipping Company. His autobiography is appropriately titled A Love of Ships. M2; 148 pages 
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