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- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 64.95
Expert ship surveyor Don Butler shares a lifetime?s ship repair costing experience in this unique resource for accurate cost estimation and planning Includes hard to come by information on typical ship repair labor expectations for accurate man-hour forecasting and cost estimation Produced for marine engineers and marine industry professionals... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 7.99
Located in the heart of London?s East End the Thames Ironworks might be described as characteristic of the industrial and social landscape of the Victorian era. This successful enterprise, under the respected Hills family, undertook projects in civil engineering, electrical engineering, shipping and motoring. But as well as providing employment, the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 73.95
Don Butler has compiled an invaluable list of the man-hours required for ship repair estimates. All ships must undergo regular dry-docking for examination by a third party surveyor; this is a mandatory requirement for ships which ply their trade on either world wide or coastal area basis. This dry-docking period is usually used as a time to carry out... more...
- Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 30.00
The launch in 1606 of HMS Dreadnought, the worlds's first all-big-gun battleship, rendered all existing battle fleets obsolete, but at the same time it wiped out the Royal Navy's numerical advantage, so expensively maintained for decades. Already locked in the same arms race with Germany, Britain urgently needed to build an entirely new battle fleet... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
From modest beginnings, Britain rose throughout the nineteenth century to become the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world, yet by the end of the following century the British merchant fleet ranked just 38 in the world. The glory days of sail had given way to the introduction of the steam age. Traditional shipwrights had railed against new industrial... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 23.49
More than 2,500 merchant ships and auxiliaries were sunk during the war, by far the greatest majority by U boats. This volume contains the names of all who died serving in the merchant marine and in auxiliaries, armed merchant cruisers, hospital ships etc with the date of death. In each case the name of the ship is given and the individual?s function... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
Harland and Wolff, once acknowledged as the greatest and best-known shipbuilding company in the world, for many years enjoyed a mighty eminence before a gradual descent into near obscurity. This illustrated book, told from the unique perspective of someone who was there at the time, chronicles the history of the organisation from its creation to the... more...