Gorthon Shipping Companies:1915-1985, The

This 64-page A5 WSS fleet list and history concerns Gorthons Rederi A/B, one of Sweden’s best-known shipping companies, and one particularly familiar in U.K. waters. Produced with the full co-operation of the company, the book tells how the Gorthon and Borjesson families entered shipowning in 1915 and traces the growth of the various companies in the Gorthon group and how they became involved in the carriage of forest products, citrus fruit and other trades. The fleet list details 74 ships and there are 84 black and white illustrations as well as a full-colour frontispiece and flags and funnel drawings.

Authors: Kjell A. Axelson & Tomas Johannesson
ISBN: 0-905617-36-3
Publication Date: October 1985
Member’s price: £1+p&p (£1.53 UK, £4.00 EU & Rest of the World)
Non-member’s price: £1.50+p&p (£1.53 UK, £4.00 EU & Rest of the World)

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