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U.S. freighters of the Great Lakes

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Published by Border Pub. Co .
Written in English


  • Cargo ships,
  • Great Lakes,
  • Ships

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11733999M
ISBN 100965274713
ISBN 109780965274715

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