TRAMP STEAMERS: Romantic Myths of Sea Faring?

Bloom, Jim
April 2010
Sea Classics;Apr2010, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p16
The article offers information on the different types of tramp shipping. The tramp streamer is represented by a robust and old tub visiting exotic places, carrying meaningful payload, and a type of vessel that is used in films, books and strips. The author illustrates the types of vessels through novels and fictional movies including the "Terry and the Pirates", "The Adventures of Tintin," and in "King Kong" film series.


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