Books in category Transportation – Ships & Shipbuilding

  • Petticoat Whalers

    Petticoat Whalers
    Joan Druett, Ron Druett

    First US Edition — The first comprehensive book on whaling wives at sea written for a general audience.

  • Fibreglass Boats

    Fibreglass Boats
    Hugo du Plessis

    First published forty years ago, this valuable reference work is written in a non-technical style with practical advice on working with fiberglass to make repairs and improvements correctly to extend the life of your boat.

  • Ed Monk and the Tradition of Classic Boats

    Ed Monk and the Tradition of Classic Boats
    Bet Oliver

    From interviews with those who knew Ed Monk personally, and those who own his boats today, this book is in part a biography of the man and in part the story of his creations.

  • Marine Propellers and Propulsion

    Marine Propellers and Propulsion
    John Carlton

    The most complete book available on marine propellers, fully updated and revised, with new chapters on propulsion in ice and high speed propellers Gathers together otherwise disparate material on the theory and practice of propulsion …

  • River Medway Pleasure Steamers

    River Medway Pleasure Steamers
    Andrew Gladwell

    Andrew Gladwell brings the great days of pleasure steamers on the River Medway to life through a wonderful selection of images.

  • 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.

  • The Ship Model Builder s Assistant

    The Ship Model Builder’s Assistant
    Charles G. Davis

    Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging, and major fittings of American clippers and packets. Also includes wealth of details on deck furniture. 279 line drawings.

  • 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.

  • The Petroleum Shipping Industry Operations and practices Volume 2

    The Petroleum Shipping Industry: Operations and practices, Volume 2
    Michael D. Tusiani

    This set gives a broad introductory overview of the entire petroleum marine industry and how it is affected by the world petroleum markets.

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