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6 edition of A cruise in the U.S. steam frigate Mississippi found in the catalog.

A cruise in the U.S. steam frigate Mississippi

Wm. C. Nicholson, captain, to China and Japan, from July, 1857, to February, 1860.

by William F. Gragg

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Published by Damrell & Moore, printers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Mississippi (Steam frigate),
    • China -- Description and travel,
    • Japan -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy William F. Gragg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS507 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p.
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL177654M
      LC Control Numbera 18000158
      OCLC/WorldCa3220936

      A Cruise In The U.s. Steam Frigate Mississippi, Wm. C. Nicholson, Captain, To China And Japan, From July, , To February, Gragg William F [ paperback ] [ English ]. Embark on a journey up America's great rivers on the American Queen steamboat, the largest steamboat ever built. Book your voyage on the American Queen today!

      Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "China and Japan: being a narrative of the cruise of the U. S. steam-frigate Powhatan". The inaugural cruise was on Aug with prices starting from USD pp (double-occupancy Interior Suite rates). For the new all-suite ship was used the hull of a former casino ship ("Isle of Capri") homeported in Bettendorf (Iowa USA). The casino boat was retrofitted for premium cruises on Mississippi River and its tributaries.

      The Mississippi River offers miles of water perfect for cruising, but the historic steamboats face troubled times. The Mississippi Queen and the American Queen, two Mississippi flagships, awaited. William Bolton is the author of A Narrative of the Last Cruise of the U.S. Steam Frigate Missouri ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) /5(8).


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