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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Ancient Boats in North-West Europeby Sean Mcgrail

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 108.95

    At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Sťan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback†in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative survey of water transport across Northern Europe from the... more...

  • U.S. Army Guide to Riggingby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    Have you ever tried to rig your own sailboat? How about tying up the boat to the dock? Have you ever made a ladder or hoist? Learning rigging can be tricky, but with the U.S. Army Guide to Rigging (FM 5-125), you?ll learn everything you need to know about rigging, from how to properly tie a rope to a rock to how to make rope chairs... more...

  • Papa Topsideby Helen A. Siiteri

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 21.95

    A pioneer in the field of deep-sea diving, George F. Bond helped develop the theory of saturation diving and the techniques and dive tables used by divers around the world. In this edited journalómade public for the first timeóBond offers a lively account of his work with the U.S. Navy?s first manned undersea habitats, the Sealab experiments of the... more...

  • The Masting of American Merchant Sail in the 1850sby William L. Crothers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book describes the intricacies of construction and fabrication more than 150 years ago of masts and yards installed in American merchant vessels, particularly those spars which were "built" or composed of multiple pieces bound together by iron bands. These were referred to as "made" spars as opposed to spars which were constructed... more...

  • Into the Maelstromby Colin Brittain

    The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24

    On 29 October 1914 the hospital ship Rohilla left Queensferry with 229 persons on board, bound for Dunkirk on an errand of mercy, under wartime restrictions and in deteriorating weather. Just after 4am there was a tremendous impact as the ship ran onto rocks at Saltwick Nab, a mile south of Whitby. Rohilla was mortally wounded 600 yards from shore,... more...

  • Safety and Health in Shipbreakingby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 25.00

    Provides guidance on the safe planning and execution of shipbreaking operations and identifies the specific duties and responsibilities of employers, workers and contractors, and government authorities in protecting workers from work-related injuries and diseases, ill health, and incidents. more...

  • The Everything Knots Bookby Randy Penn

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 14.95

    Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knots A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like "hangman's noose" and "wagoneer's hitch," knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own. From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple... more...

  • Handbook for Inspection of Ships and Issuance of Ship Sanitation Certificatesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00

    The IHR (2005) Ship Sanitation Certificates (SSCs) are of particular importance for the prevention and control of public health risks on board ships on international voyages. They provide internationally recognized documentation regarding the sanitary conditions of a ship while reducing the need for further and more frequent inspections of the ship... more...