Floating drydocks by Sven Anderson

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Published by The Maryland steel company in Sparrows Point, Md .

Written in English

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ContributionsFord, John Donaldson, 1840-, Cunningham, Andrew Chase, 1858-, Cox, Leonard M., Bennett, Frank Marion, 1857-
LC ClassificationsTC363 .A5
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26533434M
LC Control Number13020025

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