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Brett Hilder

Brett Hilder is a sea captain and writer on maritime matters.

Brett Hilder reviews 'Australian Coastal Shipping' by Barry Pemberton

June 1980, no. 21 01 June 1980
Until recently I had found that the most useful book on the history of shipping in the Australian area was the two-volume work Pageant of the Pacific by Captain F. Rhodes, published in 1936. During the last few years we have had several books devoted to single companies, such as the E. & A. Line, the AUSN, Adelaide Steamship, and smaller companies, each of which showed the difficulty of conden ... (read more)