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  • Professional Diver?s Manual on Wet-Weldingby D Keats

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 75.00

    Versatility, speed and low cost make wet-stick welding an attractive method for use in underwater repair and construction. This training manual and reference book contains step-by-step procedures for performing basic manual metal arc welding operations together with information on welding equipment, consumables and safety. Exercises are included. 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 journal—made public for the first time—Bond offers a lively account of his work with the U.S. Navy?s first manned undersea habitats, the Sealab experiments of the... more...

  • Tropic Sunsby James Seay Dean

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    When a ship set out for the Americas in the sixteenth century, the crew faced a long voyage and a host of difficulties along the way. Ship-building, navigation and provisioning were all crucial to the vessel actually arriving in the New World, which was by no means guaranteed. In order to reach her destination, both skill and luck played vital roles.... more...

  • The Workboats of Core Soundby Lawrence S. Earley

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World more...

  • Sailing into the Pastby Jenny Bennett

    Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99

    This is a book everyone should read. It is the autobiography of an ace, and no common ace either. The boy had all the noble tastes and qualities, love of beauty, soaring imagination, a brilliant endowment of good looks . . . this prince of pilots . . . had a charmed life in every sense of the word' - George Bernard ShawSent to France with the Royal... more...

  • Ships and Shipbuildersby Fred M. Walker

    Seaforth Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99

    In the past three centuries the ship has developed from the relatively unsophisticated sail-driven vessel which would have been familiar to the sailors of the Tudor navy, to the huge motor-driven container ships, nuclear submarines and vast cruise liners that ply our seas today. Who were the innovators and builders who, during that span of time, prompted... more...

  • Period Ship Modelmakingby Philip Reed

    Seaforth Publishing 2007; US$ 23.99

    This new shipmodeller's manual explains in graphic manner how to build a small 1/16th scale model of the American privateer schooner Prince de Neufchatel. She was one of a new class of large, fast and seaworthy schooners that first made their appearance during the war of 1812. She had a short but notoriously successful career that earned her a... more...

  • Competitive Differentiation within the Shipbuilding Industryby Christopher Sauerhoff

    Springer 2014; US$ 79.99

    European shipyards face a rising competition in the global market. Christopher Sauerhoff investigates such aspects as a shipyard?s market expertise, its practical experiences and its cooperative activities. He analyzes whether there is a relationship between each of these aspects and those resources and capabilities constituting the basis for a shipyard?s... 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...

  • Amerikas Kriegeby Alexander Emmerich; Philipp Gassert

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 21.04

    Die USA verfügen nicht nur über die älteste demokratische Verfassung der Welt. Seit der Unabhängigkeit war das Land fast ununterbrochen in militärische Konflikte verwickelt. Wie geht das zusammen: Demokratie und Krieg? »To make the world safe for democracy«: mit diesem Ziel warb Präsident Wilson 1917 für Amerikas Eintritt in den Ersten Weltkrieg. Kriegeintritt... more...