Books in category Transportation – Ships & Shipbuilding

  • 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 …

  • Learning to Sail

    Learning to Sail
    H. A. Calahan

    One of the best guides ever written for the novice sailor. Expert coverage of boat selection, mooring, knots, bending and hoisting sail, much more. 111 black-and-white figures.

  • 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 Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks

    The Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks
    James Elliott Moore

    The Midwest Book Review Focussing on the economics of terrorism in the post 9/11 world, this book brings together original research based on the collaborative efforts of leading economists and planners.

  • The Yankee Whaler

    The Yankee Whaler
    Clifford Ashley

    One of the finest, most colorful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Construction and outfitting of ships, crafts and routines, hunting methods, much more. 133 halftones. 17 line illustrations. Introduction.

  • 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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