Books in category Transportation – Ships & Shipbuilding

  • Scientific and Technical Issues in the Management of Spent Fuel of Decommissioned Nuclear Submarines

    Scientific and Technical Issues in the Management of Spent Fuel of Decommissioned Nuclear Submarines
    Ashot Sarkisov, Alain Tournyol du Clos

    Similar to the three previous publications, which collected the materials of the NATO-Russia ARWs held in Moscow in 1995, 1997 and 2002, this fourth book addresses a very important challenge of the present complex decommissioning of the …

  • Maritime Archaeology

    Maritime Archaeology
    Keith Muckelroy

    Maritime archaeology – the scientific investigation of the relics of past ships and seafaring – has come into being as a distinctive sub-discipline of archaeology only since the wartime invention of the aqualung.

  • The Gaff Rig Handbook

    The Gaff Rig Handbook
    John Leather

    The historical development & practical application of this traditional rig are thoroughly covered.

  • The Book of Old Ships

    The Book of Old Ships
    Henry B. Culver

    In this classic review, noted maritime artist Gordon Grant has created 80 magnificent line illustrations of some of history's most important sailing ships, beginning with a graceful Egyptian galley (c. 1600 B.C.) and ending with a splendid …

  • Seamanship Techniques

    Seamanship Techniques
    David House

    Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fourth edition of this book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst …

  • Old Time Nautical and Seashore Vignettes in Full Color

    Old-Time Nautical and Seashore Vignettes in Full Color
    Carol Belanger Grafton

    This handsome collection of full-color vignettes, painstakingly culled from rare 19th- and early-20th-century chromolithographs, is the perfect resource for countless arts and crafts projects that require a maritime touch.

  • J Boats

    J/Boats
    Anthony Dalton

    The story of J/Boats’ success, as inspiring as it is unlikely, unfolds for the first time in this illustrated history, which tells how Rod and his brother Bob turned one homebuilt boat and a $20,000 investment into the company that …

  • The Way of the Ship

    The Way of the Ship
    Alex Roland, W. Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar

    While it elucidates the significant impact of the merchant marine, this book views American maritime commerce from a global perspective and incorporates the crucial contributions of shipping on coastal and inland waters.

  • Fletes y Comercio Maritimo

    Fletes y Comercio Maritimo
    Maria Jesus Freire Seoane, Fernando Gonzalez Laxe

    Este libro explicita las nuevas bases del comercio marítimo, señalando con claridad los agentes que participan e intervienen en el negocio naval.

  • The Arts of the Sailor

    The Arts of the Sailor
    Hervey Garrett Smith

    The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; dozens of other topics. Over 100 illustrations.

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