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Cargo ships

Herbert S. Zim

Cargo ships

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cargo ships -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cargo ships,
  • Freight and freightage

  • About the Edition

    Describes the basic types of cargo ships, how they are built and propelled, and the freight they carry.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Herbert S. Zim [and] James R. Skelly. Illustrated by Richard Cuffari.
    ContributionsSkelly, James R., joint author., Cuffari, Richard, 1925- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.Z5 Car
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695647M
    LC Control Number70089599


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