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- Quercus 2010; US$ 21.83
Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical compendiums, the focus of this book is on the unusual, the overlooked or the downright extraordinary. Thus, someone most of us do not know, Admiral William Brown, is given equal coverage to Admiral Nelson. Without Admiral Brown releasing Garibaldi,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
As the United States began its campaign against numerous Japanese-held islands in the Pacific, Japanese tactics required them to develop new weapons and strategies. One of the most crucial to the island assaults was a new group of amphibious gunboats that could deliver heavy fire close in to shore as American forces landed. These gunboats were also... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
A new and revised revised edition of Afloat On The Ohio , On the Storied Ohio tells the story of an historical pilgrimage of a thousand miles in a skiff, from Redstone to Cairo made in 1894. Present on this pilgrimage were a company of four - the author, his wife, their ten-year-old son and a Doctor. Thwaites, historian extraordinaire, wanted to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 95.00
Since it was first published in 1962, The Theory and Practice of Seamanship has been continuously revised. This latest, 11th Edition includes an updated section on `Regulations for Prevention of Collision at Sea' as well as a new introduction. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
RAND presents a framework for assessing various components of electric drive propulsion for naval vessels and determining their effects on overall ship performance. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 104.00
Radar and ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aids) are standard systems on all commercial vessels and are widely used in the leisure maritime sector. This fully revised new edition covers the complete radar/ARPA installation, including AIS (Automatic Identification System) and ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems). It serves as the most... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
To help the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Navy with force structure decisionmaking, RAND researchers developed the Shipbuilding and Force Structure Analysis Tool, a series of four linked models that provide an environment in which the user is able to understand the implications of force structure choices on resource requirements and the... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 200.00
This comprehensive handbook on submarine pipeline systems covers a broad spectrum of topics from planning and site investigations, procurement and design, to installation and commissioning. It considers guidelines for the choice of design parameters, calculation methods and construction procedures. It is based on limit state design with partial safety... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 73.95
Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students of naval architecture, ship building and construction, and for professional Naval Architects and Marine Engineers as a refresher on the latest developments in ship types, safety and shipyard practices. Beginning with an introduction to ship building and concluding with the finished product, the... more...
- Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00
The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching.... more...