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Ships & Shipbuilding

  • The Battle of the River Plateby Gordon Landsborough

    Frontline Books 2016; US$ 20.97

    At dawn on 13 December 1939, smoke was seen on the horizon; HMS Exeter was told to close in and investigate. Two minutes later a dramatic signal was sent from the British cruiser – ‘I think it is a pocket battleship.’ It was. The Deutschland-class heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee, marauder of the South Atlantic shipping, had sailed... more...

  • Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Ship and Ship-like Floating Structuresby Tetsuya Yao; Masahiko Fujikubo

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 175.00

    Buckling and Ultimate Strength of Ship and Ship-like Floating Structures provides an integrated state-of-the-art evaluation of ship structure mechanics including buckling, plastic failure, ultimate strength, and ultimate bending moments. For the design of any industrial product, it is necessary to understand the fundamentals in the failure behavior... more...

  • Flagshipby Mike Carlton

    Penguin Random House Australia 2016; US$ 34.41

    The cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan In 1924, the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I was sunk off Sydney Heads. Once she had been the pride of the navy and the nation. She had saved Australia from an attack by a German squadron in the Pacific in World War I.But after the war she was obsolete, and a victim in the race... more...

  • Race Training with Jim Saltonstallby Jim Saltonstall

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Race Training with Jim Saltonstall is for all those who wish to improve their personal performance within the most challenging sport in the world. It is aimed at racers at all levels of the sport, from club right through to international level. It aims to improve every aspect of a racer's personal performance from the most important - self-preparation... more...

  • Canadian Railways 2-Book Bundleby David R.P. Guay

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 14.99

    All aboard with this special two-book collection on the great railways from Canada?s past. Includes: Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railways and Great Western Railway of Canada more...

  • Heaven's Ditchby Jack Kelly

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history. Zealots invented... more...

  • Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railwaysby David R.P. Guay

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 11.99

    The first detailed account of the rise and fall of the maritime branches of two of Canada?s great transcontinental railways of the early twentieth century: the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern. more...

  • The Survival Food Handbookby Janet Groene

    McGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40

    BE PREPARED to cook without a kitchen and eat healthy foods for days, weeks, even months! Whether you?re camping, boating, traveling, or staying home, make sure you have enough food in case of an emergency. This book is your survival guide. It?s not just about stocking up on provisions. It?s about planning and preparing nutritious,... more...

  • Reeds Vol 5: Ship Construction for Marine Engineersby Paul Anthony Russell; E.A. Stokoe

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 39.99

    This textbook covers ship construction techniques and methods for all classes of Merchant Navy marine deck and engineering Certificates of Competency (CoC) as well as Undergraduate students studying Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. It is complementary to Volume 4 (Naval Architecture) and Volume 8 (General Engineering Knowledge). Importantly,... more...

  • Heavy Weather Sailing 7th editionby Peter Bruce; Robin Knox-Johnston

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 38.99

    For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles himself in 1967. Since then technology may have improved, but the weather certainly hasn't. This is the seventh updated edition, edited by racing... more...