It was the Golden Age of British passenger shipping, when new liners were still being constructed and the finest liners afloat, the Cunard Queens, were at their peak. The aeroplane had still to overtake the ocean liner as the 'only way to travel' and wouldn't do so until the early 1960s. This work gives us the best of British passenger shipping.
WIILLIAM H. MILLER has written over 100 books on passenger ships and is an acknowledged world expert in his field. He has received the National Maritime History Award in the US and the Silver Riband Award, and he created the passenger ships database for the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. He has appeared in numerous documentaries and news broadcasts, and is a frequent guest lecturer aboard cruise ships.