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Bridges across Oceans

Initial Impact Assessment of the Philippines Nautical Highway System and Lessons for Southeast Asia

by Asian Development Bank

The foremost development challenge for archipelagic Southeast Asia is improved connectivity among the region's 24,000 islands. The success of the Strong Republic Nautical Highway in the Philippines, which uses an integrated system of ...

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Collision Course

The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm

by Alvin Moscow

<DIV><B>The definitive <I>New York Times</I>–bestselling account: “One of the most intriguing and thought-provoking books about shipwreck since <I>A Night to Remember</I>” (<I>The Detroit News</I>).</B><BR /><BR /> One of the largest, fastest, ...

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Dust to Deliverance: Untold Stories from the Maritime Evacuation on September 11th

by Jessica DuLong

<p><span><span><font><font>“A waterborne evacuation larger than Dunkirk—in New York Harbor? How come we barely noticed this at the time, and have largely forgotten about it since? Readers of this fast-paced book will not forget it again. Jessica

ISBN: 9780071804998

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Evolution of Aircraft Carriers: The History of U.S. Navy Carriers, USS Langley, Early Tests and Developments, World War II and Beyond

by Progressive Management

<p>Here is the complete text of a unique and valuable Naval Historical Center document, Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. which chronicles the history of carriers since the mobile airfield idea was initially conceived to the nuclear ...

ISBN: 9781458091437

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Marine Auxiliary Machinery

by McGeorge, H. D.

Marine Auxiliary Machinery, Seventh Edition is a 16-chapter text that covers the significant advances in marine auxiliary machinery relevant to the certification of competency examinations.<br><br>The introductory chapters deal with the basic ...

ISBN: 9781483193892

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Marine Boilers

by Flanagan, G. T. H.

Marine Boilers, Third Edition provides practical information about boilers and other relevant equipment used at sea on steam and motor vessels. <br>The coverage of the book includes auxiliary boilers, water tube boilers, and boiler mountings. ...

ISBN: 9781483105338

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Maritime Watchstanding Plans: Origins, Variants and Effectiveness

by James C. Miller

<p>This book is the most comprehensive reference work available concerning (1) the genesis and history of maritime watchstanding and (2) more than a half-century of research concerning different watchstanding plans. The book includes assessments

ISBN: 9781311016294

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Muckle's Naval Architecture

by Muckle, W.

Muckle's Naval Architecture, Second Edition is concerned with problems related to resistance, propulsion, and vibration in naval architecture. Topics include ship calculations, stability and trim, ship motions, and structural strength. This book

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New Sea War Stuff: An Essay

by Edward E. Rochon

<p>A preface notes the dangers to carrier task forces and surface fleets. We consider the carrier in many ways an obsolete, overrated platform. The US investment requires a fix to protect surface vessels: to wit the flying mini-sub. Chapter 1 ...

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Radar and Arpa Manual

by Bole, Alan G.

Radar and ARPA Manual has been planned not only as a comprehensive practical reference for mariners on board ship and managers ashore, but also to provide all essential information for candidates following ENS, radar observer and professional ...

ISBN: 9780080938035

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Texas Shipwrecks

by Mark Lardas

The Texas coastline and offshore waters are flat, shallow, featureless, and filled with shoals. Texas waters are subjected to extreme weather, not just hurricanes and tropical storms but also northers and seasonal gales. This, combined with two ...

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The Function of Protection & Indemnity Marine Insurance in Relation to Ship Owner´s Liability for Cargo Claims: Framing the Legal Context

by Tshilomb JK MSc & LLM, Joseph

In the early days of shipping and international maritime trade many more casualties occurred at sea. Ever since, ship owner's liability for cargo claims has been increasing both in number and in cost in spite of the huge technical development in

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The Ingenious Life of Melbourne Smith

One Man's Revival of Historic Sailing Vessels

by Paul Wood & Curt Carpenter

<p>In 1976 a team of hand-tool shipwrights and a blacksmith, working with raw materials on a bare public lot, re-created a fully functional Baltimore clipper. The feat was like bringing a woolly mammoth back to life. This ship, Pride of ...

ISBN: 9780996445412

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The Sea Power of the State

by Gorshkov, S. G.

Admiral Gorshkov has transformed the Soviet fleet into a world sea power for the first time in Russian history. He is Russia's most brilliant naval strategist of all time. He has created the modern Soviet navy. His book examines the main ...

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Titanic

by Filson Young

Alexander Bell Filson Young (1876–1938) was a journalist, who published the first book about the sinking of the RMS Titanic, called Titanic, published in 1912 only 37 days after the sinking. He was also an essayist, war correspondent in the Boer

ISBN: 9788822866967

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U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers: Carrier Battle Groups, Airplanes, Flight Operations, History and Evolution from Escort Carriers to Nuclear-powered Supercarriers

by Progressive Management

<p>Explore America&apos;s fleet of aircraft carriers with this unique report featuring details about these awesome machines and their storied history. This massive 500-page compilation also includes the latest Navy Program Guide document, ...

ISBN: 9781458160102

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U.S. Navy Equipment Encyclopedia: Aircraft, Ships, Weapons, Programs, and Systems - Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Surface Combatants, Missiles, plus the Navy Program Guide

by Progressive Management

<p>Hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - from patrol craft to nuclear submarines - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of naval equipment. This massive 500-page report also includes the latest Navy Program Guide ...

ISBN: 9781458143020

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Joint Doctrine for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: The Air Force and the Army Hold the Key to Success (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)

by Progressive Management

<p>Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have experienced explosive demand in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past few years due to their ability to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast theaters of operations. This paper ...

ISBN: 9781458196378

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USCGC Mackinaw WLBB-30

by Mike Fornes

June 10, 2006, marked the beginning of a new era. In a one-of-a-kind ceremony, the original U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw was decommissioned, followed by the commissioning of the new Great Lakes icebreaker that carries the same name. The old ...

ISBN: 9781439651056

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USS Cairo

by Elizabeth Hoxie Joyner

Armed with a simple pocket compass, a small boat, and an intense desire to find the USS Cairo, three men—Edwin C. Bearss, Warren Grabau, and Max Don Jacks—set out on the Yazoo River on a cool autumn afternoon in 1956 to locate the Civil War ...

ISBN: 9781439654194

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