Mr. Cox's maritime articles have been published in Ocean Times and Steamboat Bill. His photography has appeared in countless books and publications.
Hollywood to Honolulu book . For over a decade during the Roaring Twenties, a great white ocean liner would sail from berth 156 in Los Angeles every Saturday. The pier was packed with waving and cheering people looking up at the happy passengers crowding the railings.
Martin Cox – Growing up in Southampton, England he witness . Working with co-author Gordon Ghareeb, Mr. Cox produced a multi-media exhibition at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum in 2004 on the history of the Los Angeles Steamship Company, aptly entitled Hollywood to Honolulu.
Martin Cox – Growing up in Southampton, England he witness the final departure of the QUEEN MARY which left an indelible mark on the young observer. His fascination with liners grew when his former seaman Uncle handed on a large collection of ocean liner photographs. Mr. Cox works as a freelance photographer and maintains a commercial studio while exhibits his images in galleries in Los Angeles and elsewhere.
HOLLYWOOD TO HONOLULU: The story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company By Gordon Ghareeb and Martin Cox .
HOLLYWOOD TO HONOLULU: The story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company By Gordon Ghareeb and Martin Cox 286 Pages, over 100 illustrations, . -in x 11-in, Hardback. Gordon Ghareeb – Born and raised in the Wilmington district of the Los Angeles Harbor complex, Mr. Ghareeb grew up around and aboard the great postwar Pacific liners. His affinity for ships and the sea was instilled in him at a very early age by his father who had been a bosun’s mate in the South Pacific during World War II.
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Travel nostalgia lovers will be thrilled by this well-illustrated tribute to one ofthe most celebrated regional steamship lines ofthe Roaring Twenties - The Los Angeles Steamship Lines. Every Saturday for wel] over a decade, a gleaming white ocean liner would sail from the Port of Los Angeles Berth 156 to the cacophony of hooting whistles and cheering well- wishers as the steamship embarked for the majesty of the Hawaiian Islands.
MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime . Gordon Ghareeb January 29, 2015.
MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime culture and technology growing up in the port of Southampton. He works as a photographer in Los Angeles, and his works has been exhibited in LA, San Francisco, New York, London and Iceland. Martin is the co-writer of the book Hollywood to Honolulu; the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company published by the Steam Ship Historical Society of America.
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