The Isle of Man Steam Packet Through Time
In 2010, the worlds oldest steamship line celebrated its 180th anniversary.
For 183 years, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. has been the lifeline of the island, providing passenger and freight services. This publication has a fascinating selection of photographs tracing some of the many ways in which the Isle of Man Steam Packet has changed and developed over the last century.
Ian Collard , who has written many books on the Mersey and its ships, tells the story of the Steam Packet through Time.