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10 Greatest Ships of the Royal Navy

by John Ballard

<p>For more than 150 years it was the world’s most powerful force: between victory at Trafalgar in 1805 and the withdrawal from ‘east of Suez’ in the 1960s, the ships of the Royal Navy were ubiquitous. From Newfoundland to New South Wales and ...

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175 Years of Cunard

by FRAME CHRIS

Cunard's first ship, Britannia, set sail across the Atlantic on 4 July 1840, inaugurating a service that has endured for 175 years. Cunard's success is in part due to its continuous technological advances; from the early years of wooden paddle ...

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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety

by Progressive Management

<p>Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and ...

ISBN: 9781466031791

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A Century of Sand Dredging in the Bristol Channel Volume Two: The Welsh Coast

by Peter Gosson

<p>This is the second half of a detailed history of sand dredging in the Bristol Channel - the result of over thirty years' research. Concentrating on the Welsh coast, A Century of Sand Dredging: Volume Two documents the sand trade from its ...

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A Nice Quiet Life

by Alfred H Burlinson

<p>This is the life story of my grandfather originally written by him during his retirement. He was an engineer, and engineering officer in the merchant navy, from 1908 to 1945. The book describes a lifetime of adventure, hardship and joy on all

ISBN: 9781311606259

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A Practical Guide to the Rules of the Road

For OOW, Chief Mate and Master Students

by Farhan Saeed

<p>A self-teaching aid that covers International regulations for preventing collision at sea 1972 (Colregs) or Rules of the Road, including navigation lights and related situations that could be asked within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency ...

ISBN: 9781317550013

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A Soldier Gone to Sea

Memoir of a Royal Marine in Both World Wars

by Charles Frederic Jerram

<p>In this memoir spanning nine decades, Lieutenant Colonel C.F. Jerram (1882–1969) of the Royal Marines recounts his life and military service through both world wars. Jerram describes in candid detail his late 19th-century childhood in Devon ...

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Adrift

A Secret Life of London’s Waterways

by Helen Babbs

<p >Journeying along London’s waterways on a canal boat called <i>Pike</i>, Helen Babbs puts down roots for two weeks at a time before moving on. From Walthamstow Marsh in the east to Uxbridge in the west, she explores the landscape in all its ...

ISBN: 9781848319219

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Alfred Mylne The Leading Yacht Designer

Volume 1 1896-1920

by Ian Nicolson, C. Eng. FRINA Hon. MIIMS

<p>Beautiful boats last a long time, but ugly ones die young. That is one reason why there are so many Alfred Mylne designed yachts still sailing, even though some of them are well over 100 years old. It was in 1896 that Alfred Mylne, at the age

ISBN: 9781445646343

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Along the Waterfront

Freighters at New York in the 1950s and 1960s

by William H. Miller

<p>The 1954 film On the Waterfront brought to life the New York docks of the 1950s, when it was often said that a ship, usually a freighter, arrived or departed every 24 minutes, around the clock. Now, the Port of New York is handling more cargo

ISBN: 9781445654096

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An Introduction to P&I Insurance and Loss Prevention, Second Edition

by The North of England PandI Association

<p>This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the critically important topic of maritime liability cover - otherwise known as &apos;protection and indemnity&apos; (P&I) insurance - which recent international casualties, pirate attacks ...

ISBN: 9780957493650

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Andrea Doria and Other Recent Liner Disasters

by William H. Miller

Disaster at sea has been a part of maritime life for as long as man has sailed the seas. Whether it be the tragic real-life tale of the Titanic or the fictional wreck of the Hesperus, we have long been captivated and enthralled by the mysteries ...

ISBN: 9781445661308

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Aurora: A Photographic Journey

by FRAME / CROSS

A photographic tour around Aurora from bow to stern, top to bottom. One of Britain's most loved cruise ships, Aurora entered service in 2000. Built by Meyer Werft and named by HRH The Princess Royal, she was specifically designed for the ...

ISBN: 9780750985826

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Australian Cruise Ships

by Peter Plowman

This book provides details of many of the ships that cruised out of Australian ports from the early 1970s up to 2000, and all the cruise liners to have been seen in local waters since 2001, as well as a look ahead to the liners scheduled to come

ISBN: 9781877058509

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Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)

by Ian M Malcolm

<p>Having spent a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea as a 1st radio officer/purser with Alfred Holt & Co., owners of the Blue Funnel Line and the Glen Line. His ...

ISBN: 9781301327249

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Barging Round Britain

Exploring the History of our Nation's Canals and Waterways

by David Bartley & John Sergeant

<p><em>Barging Round Britain</em> by David Bartley is a beautifully-illustrated guide to a unique and fascinating part of our history: the canal network.</p> <p>Explore the people and places that have forged this national treasure, from the ...

ISBN: 9780718180652

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Battleship Bismarck Manual H/C

Nazi Germany's Most Famous and Feared Battleship

by Angus Konstam

The Bismarck was probably the most feared Nazi German battleship of the Second World War. Angus Konstam gives readers a detailed insight into her design, combat capability and short-lived fighting career that ended in her destruction by the ...

ISBN: 9780857335098

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Between the Tides

Shipwrecks of the Irish Coast

by Roy Stokes

There have been millions of shipwrecks, but just a few have been remembered. A ship can disappear suddenly without a trace. Or a loss may involve a fascinating web of intrigue and drama. Exploration, the aftermath of wrecking in remote regions ...

ISBN: 9781445653341

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Big Four of the White Star Fleet: Celtic, Cedric, Baltic & Adriatic

by MARK CHIRNSIDE

Groundbreaking book exploring the impact of White Star Line's 'Big Four' precursors to the 'Olympic' Class sisters. The 'Big Four' served the White Star Line for a collective 110 years and carried around 1,500,000 passengers to and from ...

ISBN: 9780750986007

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Blue Star Line

Fleet List & History

by Ian Collard

<p>The Blue Star Line was founded by brothers William and Edmund Vestey in 1911 to ship meat in refrigerated vessels from Australia, New Zealand and South America to the UK. Expanding into passenger services as well as refrigerated and general ...

ISBN: 9781445645667

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