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Ships & Shipbuilding

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  • Ice Shipby Charles W. Johnson

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2014; US$ 29.99

    The thrilling journeys of the Fram through the ice and to the poles more...

  • Building Outrigger Sailing Canoesby Gary Dierking

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 22.95

    Build the fastest, most exotic sailboats around! Popular in Hawaii and throughout the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, outrigger canoes combine the romance of the South Seas with a ruthless efficiency of design and breathtaking sailing performance. This is the first book to present complete plans and building instructions for three outrigger... more...

  • The Safeguard of the Seaby N A M Rodger

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 34.00

    Throughout Britain's history, one factor above all others has determined the fate of the nation: its navy. N. A. M. Rodger's definitive account reveals how the political and social progress of Britain has been inextricably intertwined with the strength - and weakness - of its sea power, from the desperate early campaigns against the Vikings to the... more...

  • The Seamanship Examinerby David House; Farhan Saeed

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95

    The Seamanship Primer is a complete study and revision guide, based on the international Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping, for cadet and serving crew in the merchant marine sector. It is the ideal study package for anyone preparing for the oral assessment taken by every marine professional to acquire a Deck Certificate of Competency... more...

  • Ships That Sail No Moreby Giles T. Brown

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This chronicle of coastal shipping in the western United States forms an important but hitherto neglected part of the history of transportation in America. From the beginning the seaways were a vital link among the developing West Coast settlements, and even after the completion of a north-south rail line sturdy steamers continued to serve as the... more...

  • Silent Killersby James Delgado

    Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99

    James P Delgado, President and CEO of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology and author of Nuclear Dawn (Osprey), presents a detailed, stunningly visual, examination of the history and development of the submarine and its role in naval warfare, from the first practical experiments with submersible craft to the development of the modern nuclear submarine.... more...

  • Titanicby Anton Gill; Transworld Publishers

    Lyons Press 2013; US$ 13.99

    A fascinating look at the making of the Titanic in vivid, colorful detail. A skilled workforce of thousands spent years building the ship in a remarkable feat of design and engineering. From the engine room to the ball room, here is the story of the riveters, engineers, electricians, carpenters, cabinet makers, and artisans who designed, built,... more...

  • First Victoryby Mike Carlton

    Random House Australia 2013; US$ 24.67

    HMAS Sydney's hunt for the German raider, Emden. When the ships of the new Royal Australian Navy made their grand entry into Sydney Harbour in October 1913, a young nation was at peace.Under a year later Australia had gone to war in what was seen as a noble fight for king, country and Empire. Thousands of young men joined up for the adventure of... more...

  • On the Storied Ohioby Reuben Gold Thwaites

    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...

  • Framework for Quantifying Uncertainty in Electric Ship Designby Isaac Porche; Henry H. Willis; Martin Ruszkowski

    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...