A Man and His Ship
America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the SS United StatesBook - 2012
Examines the life and career of William Francis Gibbs (1886-1967), the Philadelphia native whose lifelong ambition was to build the biggest, fastest, safest liner ever.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Characteristics: x, 437 p.,  p. of plates :,ill. ;,25 cm.