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Ships & Shipbuilding

  • The Tattie Ladsby Ian Dear

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 23.99

    Enduring great danger and often terrible conditions in heavy seas, the Rescue Tug Services worked tirelessly to bring to port damaged vessels and keep up the supply of food and essential items during two world wars.They were first deployed towards the end of the First World War to support and if necessary to salvage merchant shipping that had been... more...

  • Warship 2016by John Jordan; Stephen Dent

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 43.99

    Warship 2016 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards... more...

  • Jutland 1916by Innes McCartney

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 32.99

    The Battle of Jutland was the largest naval battle and the only full-scale clash of battleships in the First World War. For years the myriad factors contributing to the loss of many of the ships remained a mystery, subject only to speculation and theory. In this book, marine archaeologist and historian Dr Innes McCartney reveals for the first time... more...

  • British Guided Missile Destroyersby Edward Hampshire; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    In the years after World War II, new guided missile technology offered surface ships the chance to destroy airborne threats from afar, thereby preserving their role in naval warfare. This book examines the technology and combat performance of Britain's guided missile destroyers over half a century. Uniquely among modern destroyers, three of these classes... more...

  • Navigational Instrumentsby Richard Dunn

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    With over two-thirds of the globe covered by water, the ability to navigate safely and quickly across the oceans has been crucial throughout human history. As seafarers attempted longer and longer voyages from the sixteenth century onwards in search of profit and new lands, the tools of navigation became ever more sophisticated. The development of... more...

  • Narrowboat Lifeby Jim Batty

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 20.99

    Full-time life on a narrowboat is a novelty for so many of us, and is endlessly fascinating. How do people downsize their lives and belongings into what looks like a large, crayon-coloured floating toy-box? Narrowboat Life answers all the questions we've wanted to ask about the ins and outs of liveaboard life on the inland waterways. The book is... more...

  • Paris pour les marinsby Gabriel de La Landelle; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait :"Nous sommes à trois cents lieues des côtes de France, à bord d'un navire de guerre. Les officiers réunis à table attendent le dessert ; des conversations animées s'interrompent, se croisent, se heurtent en tous sens, le diapason des voix passe des notes les plus graves aux sons les plus aigus de la gamme : ?... Il n'en est pas de même chez... more...

  • L'Ame et l'ombre d'un navireby Gabriel de La Landelle; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le corps d'armée expéditionnaire qui fit, en 1810 et en 1811, la campagne de Portugal sous les ordres de Masséna, rentrait en France par détachements. D'un instant à l'autre, le jeune chef d'escadrons Jean de Roseville était attendu, en Normandie, par sa noble mère, la bienfaitrice du canton." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions... more...

  • L'Ame et l'ombre d'un navireby Gabriel de La Landelle; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La vaste table était enlevée. Mâts et voiles avaient été lestement rapportés à leurs postes à bord des barques ou de petits caboteurs amarrés dans la crique de Rochetout. Sur la grève, devant l'auberge de la Fée de la mer, on continuait à danser avec entrain." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions... more...

  • L'Ame et l'ombre d'un navireby Gabriel de La Landelle; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La mer était si grosse que l'officier de quart hésitait à mettre un canot à la mer ; maître Pigout, Laurent et Marthe n'eussent pas hésité, eux ; mais le prince Joseph venait de monter : ? M. Rosmadec est à la mer ! cria maître Pigout. ? En panne ! en panne !... un canot ! commanda le prince. En même temps il se précipitait lui-même dans... more...