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Author Name    Derham, Roy C.

Title   VINDICATRIX: THE STORY OF A SHIP WITH THREE NAMES, MANY LIVES, AND SEVERAL ROLES, FINALLY AS A TRAINING SHIP FOR 70,000 BOYS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good+

Edition   Fourth Edition

Publisher   Buckingham Baron 2000

ISBN Number    0860235181 / 9780860235187

Inscription   Inscribed By Author

Seller ID   27000

145 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H) - glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket (as issued?). Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "With best wishes Roy Derham". Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword by J.K. Rice-Oxley CBE; Introduction; Final Voyage; Ship 338 Arranmore; The Maiden City Line; Russell & Co. Shipbuilders; Maiden Voyage; Sailing On; Algoa Bay; Back to Sea; The Last Journey?; Waltraute; Montevideo; On Submarine Service; In the Docks; Power and the Pool; School in Sharpness; Missions to Seamen; To be a Vindi-Boy; Appendices: Staff 1939-1966; Ship's fittings; Sources; Index. Small bump at corners of boards and at top/bottom of spine, shallow bump on fore-edge of front board, two very small shallow bumps at top edge of rear board, light fading to color on spine and at top edge of front board.

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