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- Dundurn 2007; US$ 34.95
Beginning with the first sailboat on the lakes through the naval battles of the War of 1812 to the demise of commercial sail, Don Bamford combines his lifelong passion for sailing with his love of history to create this richly illustrated history of sail on the Great Lakes ? a first ever comprehensive account. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
Safety and Security at Sea is concerned with the safe operation of ships and consequently with preventing errors and oversights. This book contributes to safety where it is most effective - right at the site of work, on board the ship itself. It is here, indisputably, that it will prevent accidents and save lives. It translates theory into practice... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95
For centuries sailing vessels crept along the coastline, ready to flee ashore in case of danger or trouble; this worked well until weather or poor sailing drove these ships against an unforgiving coast. Saviors and salvors (often the same people) struggled to rescue both humans and cargo, often with results as tragic for them as for the sailors and... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 6.99
The true story of the sinking of the Russian nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea on August 12, 2000. Hailed as "unsinkable, " the "Kursk" was on maneuvers when mysterious explosions rocked the sub, causing it to sink to the bottom of the sea with its 118-man crew. This in-depth look at the disaster reveals previously unreleased information from family... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 19.00
Since 1871 the Cape Hatteras lighthouse has been a welcome sight for sailors entering the treacherous region off North Carolina's Outer Banks known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic. At 208 feet high, it is the tallest lighthouse in the country and one of the state's most famous landmarks. Through the years, it has withstood the ravages of both humans... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
The vast size and highly unregulated nature of the worlds waterways have. made the maritime environment an increasingly attractive theater for. perpetrators of transnational violence. Piracy and sea-borne terrorism have. been on the rise since 2000. While the United States has spearheaded several. important initiatives to improve maritime security,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 79.95
A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules is the essential reference to the safe operation of all vessels at sea. Published continuously since 1965, this respected and expert guide is the classic text for all who need to practically and legally understand and comply with ?The Rules?. This seventh edition includes the full text of the International... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 91.95
A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules is the essential reference to the safe operation of all vessels at sea. Published continuously since 1965, this respected and expert guide is the classic text for all who need to, practically and legally, understand and comply with the Rules. This sixth edition incorporates all of the amendments to the International... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95
A unique account of Australia?s involvement in the Korean War, this record tells the story of destroyer HMAS Bataan?s 1952 tour of duty. Written from two contrasting perspectives?namely from a ?lower deck? seaman and an ?upper deck? commander?this narrative draws on a variety of archival sources, including the ship?s monthly log, a collection of poetry... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
This book examines the evolution, function, problems and prospects of private security companies in the maritime sector. The private security industry continues to evolve after its renaissance over the past few decades, first in Africa, and later in Iraq and Afghanistan. Despite this, little academic work has been done to date on the role of private... more...