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Navigation. Merchant marine

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  • Lighthouses & Keepersby Dennis L. Noble

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    From the East Coast to the West Coast, the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and Hawaiian Islands, this handsome book helps explain the lure of lighthouses in the United States. Among the most recognized structures of the maritime world, these lonely sentinels by the sea have long been the subject of paintings and photographs. Today they continue... more...

  • Oceans Odyssey 3. The Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Floridaby Sean A. Kingsley; Greg Stemm

    Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 22.50

    In 1990 Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology of Tampa, Florida, commenced the world’s first robotic archaeological excavation of a deep-sea shipwreck south of the Tortugas Islands in the Straits of Florida. At a depth of 405 meters, 16,903 artefacts were recovered using a Remotely-Operated Vehicle. The wreck is interpreted as the Buen Jesús y Nuestra... more...

  • Graveyard of the Atlanticby David Stick

    The University of North Carolina Press 1952; US$ 19.99

    Graveyard of the Atlantic: Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast more...

  • Tools of Navigationby Rachel Dickinson

    Nomad Press 2005; US$ 13.95

    Children will learn all about inventions: their inventors, the way they changed history, and their evolution over centuries, through the activities and anecdotes provided in this interactive series.   Travel through the past and into the future to explore the history of human navigation, from the crude maps of early explorers to the satellite-based... more...

  • Cargo Workby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 72.95

    Previously published as Kemp & Young's Cargo Work , this new edition has been fully revised and expanded to comprehensively reflect unit load containerised systems that are now used in the majority of cargo shipping, while retaining the necessary detail on transporting key classes of cargoes safely, efficiently and profitably. This is an essential... more...

  • Technology and Safety of Marine Systemsby J. Wang; Alan Pillay

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 155.00

    Traditionally society has regulated hazardous industries by detailed references to engineering codes, standards and hardware requirements. These days a risk-based approach is adopted. Risk analysis involves identifying hazards, categorizing the risks, and providing the necessary decision support to determine the necessary arrangements and measures... more...

  • Human Factors in the Maritime Domainby Michelle Grech; Tim Horberry; Thomas Koester

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 96.95

    The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in the Maritime Domain integrates a common body of knowledge... more...

  • The Maritime Dimension of International Securityby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The vast size and highly unregulated nature of the world’s 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...

  • Freshwater Heritageby Don Bamford; Maurice Smith

    Dundurn 2007; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • The Voyage of the Rose Cityby John Moynihan

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00

    A gripping, beautifully told story of a young man?s coming-of-age at sea   When John Moynihan decided to ship out in the Merchant Marine during the summer of his junior year at Wesleyan University, his father, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, was not enthusiastic: As a young man, before joining the U.S. Navy, Pat Moynihan had worked the New York... more...