This is the story of the first two convoys that transported soldiers of the Expeditionary Force to the World War One battlefields. It includes strategic planning of the convoys, ship acquisitions and fitting out, life on board the ships,
and descriptions of both convoy's voyages to Egypt. They were the two largest contingents to depart from Australasia and the only to depart from Albany. 278 x 205mm., pp. x, 176, black & white plates, appendicles, bibliography, index. A4 paperback (booklet), stiff illustrated card covers.