6 edition of The Atlantic Blue Riband found in the catalog.
The Atlantic Blue Riband
by William Sessions Limited
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||222|
Ocean Rowing Speed Record for crossing the Atlantic East to West. The average speed is the core of the Ocean Rowing Speed Record, which is " which boat is the fastest"; with so many variable start points and finishes, the calculation of distance covered over time is and will remain the only way to sort the fastest from the rest. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Record Breakers of the North Atlantic: The Blue Riband Liners, by Arnold Kludas (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).
Content: In the mids the major maritime powers, Britain and the United States, were locked in a fierce competition to provide regular and fast shipping service on the Atlantic routes for passengers, mail, and cargo. As the contest intensified the swiftest ship could claim the Blue Riband, the mythic reward for the fast Atlantic crossing. For those with nautical interests, "Record Breakers of the North Atlantic: Blue Riband Liners - " by Arnold Kludas, will be a more than welcome read. Grab yourself a BlueRiband Gin and relax with this book.
Ship - Ship - “The Atlantic Ferry”: At this point the contributions of Isambard Kingdom Brunel to sea transportation began. Brunel was the chief engineer of the Great Western Railway between Bristol and London, which was nearing completion in the late s. A man who thrived on challenges, Brunel could see no reason his company should stop in Bristol just because the . Having gained the Blue Riband in August , covered in the previous volume, further refinements were made to Queen Mary during the winter of / These helped her to keep the Blue Riband against several tries by Normandie. For the next three years she enjoyed considerable commercial success, with consistently high passenger numbers.
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60 rows The Blue Riband (/ ˈ r ɪ b ə n d /) is an unofficial accolade given to The Atlantic Blue Riband book passenger liner crossing the Atlantic Ocean in regular service with the record highest speed.
The term was borrowed from horse racing and was not widely used until after Traditionally, the record is based on average speed rather than passage time because ships follow different routes. The Blue Riband Of The Atlantic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2).
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60 rows Trans Atlantic Record Breakers & Blue Riband Holders The following is the latest. Comment: Dust jacket condition: Very Good. Solid retired library book with usual library treatments; else VG.
Text free of underlining, writing and highlighting. Overall, a very nice clean copy. pages: illustrations, facsimiles, plans ; 22 cm Ocean liners--History, Atlantic Ocean--Navigation--History Your order on its way to you by the next business day!5/5(1).
The holder of the Blue Riband is a former Channel ferry, Cat-Link V, a catamaran that made the eastbound Atlantic crossing in two days, 20 hours and nine minutes in. Record Breakers of the North Atlantic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
The foremost authority tells a tale of rivalry and r /5(6). -- Beautifully presented, with 50 color illustrations and black-and-white photos-- Written by the preeminent authority on the great age of transatlantic travelThe Blue Riband, a mythical trophy for the fastest transatlantic crossing, has fascinated the public for almost years.
Although the race never officially existed, the battle for the Blue Riband was real. This category is for vessels that have held the Blue Riband, a prize for the fastest transatlantic crossing, at one point in their career.
This category includes both east-bound and west-bound awards. Pages in category "Blue Riband holders" The following 28.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, Tom, Blue Riband of the Atlantic.
New York, Scribner [, ©] (OCoLC) The rules. They shifted with time. There was no official way to win the Blue Riband, but over the years many unofficial ones grew out of tradition, Arnold Kludas writes in his book "Record Breakers of the North Atlantic: Blue Riband Liners ".
There was no official way to win the Blue Riband, but over the years many unofficial ones grew out of tradition, Arnold Kludas writes in his book “Record Breakers of the North Atlantic: Blue. There was no official way to win the Blue Riband, but over the years many unofficial ones grew out of tradition, Arnold Kludas writes in his book "Record Breakers of the North Atlantic: Blue Riband Liners ".
A total of 35 Atlantic liners held the Blue Riband for some time, but few for very long. From tothe ship to hold the record for fastest average speed across the Atlantic was Cunard’s Mauretania, reigning from to The race for the award, whether by stoking competition or merely as a side effect of it, saw millions of.
Other premier sporting events have also used the English version – the Blue Riband Trial Stakes horse race and the Blue Riband award for fastest east-west trans-Atlantic crossings on a commercial liner.
That was a big thing at the start of the 20th century. Q: Wow. Was Titanic trying to break the record and win it. DATE: STEAMER: LINE: FROM: TO: NAUT MILES: DAYS/HRS /MINS: KNOTS: (4//4) Sirius: B&A: Cork: Sandy Hook: 18/14/ (8//4) Great Western: GW.
This book aims to provide an accurate account of this search for speed across the Atlantic. Though the competition never existed officially, the 'Battle for the Blue Riband' was real enough, and the contest to produce the fastest ocean-going giant between the Old and New Worlds was one which was embraced by five nations.
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