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  • Ship Constructionby David J Eyres

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 73.95

    Ship Construction is a comprehensive text for students of naval architecture, ship building and construction, and for professional Naval Architects and Marine Engineers as a refresher on the latest developments in ship types, safety and shipyard practices. Beginning with an introduction to ship building and concluding with the finished product, the... more...

  • Boat Watchingby Edmund W. Jupp

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching.... more...

  • The Last Log of the Titanicby David G. Brown

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 19.95

    In the vast ocean of books written on the topic, The Last Log of the Titanic stands apart for one simple reason: it?s the only one to approach the disaster from a professional mariner?s point of view. Using expert knowledge from his lifetime of ship handling, David Brown has pieced together key first-hand accounts to create his version of the ship?s... more...

  • Introduction to Naval Architectureby E. C. Tupper

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 76.95

    The fundamentals of naval architecture are essential knowledge not only for Naval Architects but a wide range of professionals: Ship Designers, Marine Engineers and senior crew (Ship?s Engineers and Commanders). Written by the former Chief Engineer with the Admiralty Research Establishment and past Vice-President of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects,... more...

  • Ship Motion Controlby Tristan Perez

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    This title is aimed at practising naval engineers who need the latest research in stabilization for their designs; academic control engineers working with stabilization systems; and from academics and students in control or marine engineering looking for up-to-date background or for ideas for academic project work. more...

  • Steamby Andrea Sutcliffe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 28.00

    In 1807, Robert Fulton, using an English mail-order steam engine, chugged four miles an hour up the Hudson River, passing into popular folklore as the inventor of the steamboat. However, the true first passenger steamboat in America, and the world, was built from scratch, and plied the Delaware River in 1790, almost two decades earlier. Its inventor,... more...

  • Ship Handlingby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 70.95

    Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides expert guidance on all the hardware that marine professionals will make use of in the control and operation... more...

  • Diesel Engine Care and Repairby Nigel Calder

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 8.95

    When it's sink or swim, this Quick Guide will keep you afloat! On the water, when an engine problem surfaces, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. Diesel Engine Care and Repair provides all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, it presents 14 color panels of authoritative, concise... more...

  • Sailors to the Endby Gregory A. Freeman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    The aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a rocket into an aircraft occupied by pilot John McCain. A huge fire ensued, and McCain barely escaped before a 1,000-pound bomb on his plane exploded, causing a chain reaction with other bombs on surrounding planes. The crew... more...

  • Ship Ablazeby Ed O'Donnell

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.99

    There were few experienced swimmers among over 1,300 Lower East Side residents who boarded the General Slocum on June 15, 1904. It shouldn?t have mattered, since the steamship was chartered only for a languid excursion from Manhattan to Long Island Sound. But a fire erupted minutes into the trip, forcing hundreds of terrified passengers into... more...