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Tramp steamers

Meme Black

Tramp steamers

a budget guide to ocean travel

by Meme Black

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean travel.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMeme Black.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG540 .B37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4254723M
    ISBN 100201037742, 0201037769
    LC Control Number81000037


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12). The tramp steamer Congo lives up to her sinister reputation when Tod Moran defies sailor superstition to ship as a wiper. Shanghai Passage - Mutiny, mystery, and revolution on a tramp steamer bound for the China coast.

Tramp ships roam the world, with no fixed schedule, from contract to contract - which means you can seldom book more than a couple of weeks in advance.

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He shipped out in at the age of 18 as a deck boy aboard a Norwegian tramp steamer and ended up circling the globe/5. A tramp ship is not deployed on a regular trade route, but acts as a "free agent" contracting for individual cargo shipments.

Since an itinerary for a tramp ship cannot be confirmed in advance, passengers must be totally flexible with their arrangements and be agreeable to book a voyage on the vessel without knowing where it will be going.

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A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam-powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically move (turn) propellers or first steamships came into practical usage during the early s; however, there were exceptions that came before.

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New Y. While not about tramp steamers, Richard McKenna's "The Sand Pebbles" () is about sailors on a small craft on the Yangtze inat the height of the Warlord years. They're Navy, not merchant sailors, but they're the guys who made it safe (sort of) for the foreign devils to bring their vessels to Chinese waters.

The Tramp Steamers Last Port of Call - novella number four of seven forming The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll by renounced Columbian author Álvaro Mutis. If there ever was a tale reminding me of Joseph Conrad, this is the one. There is the old Tramp Steamer the narrator has seen first when at the port in Helsinki and then again at a number of other harbors over the years - in Costa /5.

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SF children’s book illustrator turns windows into storybook. 2 out of 3 tech workers would leave SF permanently if they could. Freighter cruise: The lady is a tramp. 1 / 9. The sleeping quarters under the deck of the tramp steamer. In contrast, mid-market options will see options start as low as US$50 a night.

The region is now served by several airports and ferry networks, making it an ideal backpacker destination. We sailed for hours without a single island in sight. A passenger/cargo tramp steamer, Rajah Brooke shuttled between Sarawak and Singapore, taking about five days each way, and stopping in at a variety of very small ports along the way.

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