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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Home of the Fleetby Stephen Courtney; Brian Patterson

    The History Press 2009; US$ 12.49

    During the past century, the Royal Navy and its support services at Portsmouth dockyard have experienced a pace of change not seen since the fifteenth century. This book examines the impact of that change on the ships, buildings and personnel of the naval base. The dockyard has evolved continually as a support service, reinventing itself in response... more...

  • Amphibious Shipping Shortfallsby Maren Leed

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 39.00

    In this report, the CSIS Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies analyzes the types of capabilities necessary across the range of military operations, and compares that with the characteristics of amphibious ships, as well as those in the Combat Logistics Fleet, Maritime Prepositioning Force, and others. more...

  • Praxishandbuch Schiffsregisterby Norbert Krause

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.99

    Das Praxishandbuch regelt sämtliche Fragen rund um das deutsche Schiffsregister. Es behandelt die Einrichtung und Führung des Schiffsregisters ebenso wie das Seeschiffs- und das Binnenschiffsregister. Das Schiff betreffende Urkunden, das Schiffsbauregister, Registerwechsel, Bescheinigungen, Rechtsmittel und die Kosten in Schiffsregistersachen... more...

  • Super Highwayby Chris Parry

    Elliott & Thompson 2014; US$ 12.49

    In Super Highway, maritime strategist and former Rear Admiral Chris Parry argues that in the second decade of the 21st century, the sea is set to reclaim its status as the world's pre-eminent strategic medium. Almost everything that travels virtually between continents and states on the Internet moves, in reality, as in previous eras of globalization,... more...

  • Safeguarding the Nationby John Roberts

    Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 27.72

    This new history of the Royal Navy, published to coincide with the Golden Jubilee of the White Ensign Association, is a full and exciting account of all the many campaigns, operations and deployments conducted around the world from the Cold War and the Cod Wars to the Falklands War and the Gulf Wars. It has been written and compiled from privileged... more...

  • Death of the USS Thresherby Norman Polmar

    Lyons Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    The true story of the first loss of a nuclear submarine in history. more...

  • The New Navy, 1883-1922by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.51

    The third volume of The U.S. Navy Warship Series covers the fifty-year period from 1883-1922. In 1883, Congress authorized the first ships of the "New Navy" and ordered removal of all obsolete ships. All US Navy ships since that time have stemmed from these first three cruisers. The numbering system in effect since 1920 was effectively begun in... more...

  • Ashore and Afloatby Julian Gwyn

    University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 19.11

    Ashore and Afloat tells the early history of the Halifax Naval Yard. From the building of the yard and its expansion, to the people involved in the enterprise, to the nuts and bolts of buying the masts and paying the bills, Julian Gwyn's history of the Halifax Naval Yard leaves no stone unturned. Dozens of illustrations and copious appendices, including... more...

  • Asian Maritime Power in the 21st Centuryby Vijay Sakhuja

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90

    Maritime power has been a key defining parameter of economic vitality and geostrategic power of nations. The first decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed the rise of China and India as confident economic powers pivoting on high growth rates, exponential expansion of science, technology and industrial growth. Sequel to their steadily growing... more...

  • Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Watersby K Hans Van Tilburg

    UPF 2010; US$ 69.95

    In 1870, the ship sank at one of the world's most remote coral reefs; her crew was rescued sixty-eight days later after a dramatic open-boat voyage. More than 130 years later, Hans Van Tilburg led the team that discovered and recorded the Saginaw' s remains near the Kure Atoll reef. more...