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  • Heart of Oakby Tristan Jones

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    World War II helped to define Tristan Jones as an adventurous Welsh youth. After losing his parents, he spent much of his life working on sailing barges and so he is no stranger to the seas when he?s called to fight for Britain during the Blitz in 1940. Tristan Jones is not only caught in the middle of arduous battles on board, but also the tragic... more...

  • Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sailby Sam Jefferson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 28.99

    In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China, the ships combined beauty with breathtaking performance. With over 200 gorgeous paintings and illustrations, and thrilling descriptions of the... more...

  • Marine Auxiliary Machineryby H. D. McGeorge

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Marine Auxiliary Machinery 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...

  • Ship Dioramasby David Griffith

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 30.00

    This book is about the art of displaying waterline models. By their very nature, ship models that do not show the full hull and are not mounted on an artificial stand cry out for a realistic setting. At its most basic this can be just a representation of the sea itself, but to give the model a context - even to tell some sort of story - is far more... more...

  • Voyages from the Pastby Simon Wills

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99

    A social history of sea travel from the passengers' perspective, encompassing all walks of life and vessels departing from a variety of UK ports. Simon Wills tells the stories of ordinary people who travelled by sea between 1600 and 1940, from early Ameri more...

  • Airport, Aircraft, and Airline Securityby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Airport, Aircraft, and Airline Security, 2ed is a comprehensive study of every aspect of modern aviation security. Topics are presented from a historical perspective and examined through a down-to-earth practical approach to solving current problems. more...

  • How to Survive the Titanicby Frances Wilson

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.79

    A brilliantly original and gripping new look at the sinking of the Titanic through the prism of the life and lost honor of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship?s owner Books have been written and films have been made, we have raised the Titanic and watched her go down again on numerous occasions, but out of the wreckage Frances Wilson spins a new epic: when... more...

  • Shipboard Electrical Power Systemsby Mukund R. Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 154.95

    Shipboard Electrical Power Systems addresses new developments in this growing field. Focused on the trend toward electrification to power commercial shipping, naval, and passenger vessels, this book helps new or experienced engineers master cutting-edge methods for power system design, control, protection, and economic use of power. Provides... more...

  • 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...