Category: Ships

By Bill Oeters,Nancy Gulick

ISBN-10: 1467112534

ISBN-13: 9781467112536

ISBN-10: 1531670008

ISBN-13: 9781531670009

within the 1800s, the us used to be a state keen about discovering a sort of transportation that used to be the quickest, least expensive, and optimum; on the time, canals have been the reply. Canals broke via mammoth, open geographical region, forested woodlands, and rolling hills to reveal the guts of the country to improvement. They took passengers and items off of dusty or muddy roads and brought them to their locations speedier and less expensive than through the other capability. From Toledo to Cincinnati, the Miami and Erie Canal supplied western Ohio with that sorely wanted waterway and have become a part of the 1,000 miles of Ohio canals contributing to the nationwide community of canals. at the present time, with the aid of govt, agencies, and voters, many elements of the Ohio canal process were preserved or restored and will be visited and skilled. Watered sections of canal quietly replicate a bygone period and lead an explorer down the towpaths of history.

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By Nicholas Leach

ISBN-10: 0752499459

ISBN-13: 9780752499451

one of the main treacherous components of Britain’s sea coast, Land’s finish has obvious many shipwrecks during the last 2,000 years. the place the waters of the Atlantic meet these of the English Channel, storms are widespread and violent and feature stuck out many a boat. millions were dashed opposed to the rocky granite coast.

In 1853, the RNLI verified a lifeboat station at within sight Sennen Cove and the folk of this small Cornish village were saving lives ever considering the fact that. The crews of Sennen have stored many lives long ago one hundred sixty years, assisting these in misery from crusing dinghies to the most important of shipment ships.

Nicholas Leach tells the tale of Sennen’s lifeboats and the volunteer lifeboat crews who've manned them during this totally revised and up-to-date background of the lifeboat and wrecks off the end of Cornwall.

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By James P. Delgado

ISBN-10: 1603444726

ISBN-13: 9781603444729

In 2001, whereas touring on Panama’s Pacific coast, maritime archaeologist James P. Delgado stumbled on the hulk of a mysterious iron vessel, printed by way of the ebbing tides in a small cove at Isla San Telmo. neighborhood inquiries proved inconclusive: the smash used to be defined as every thing from a sunken jap "suicide" submarine from international battle II to a poison-laden "craft of loss of life" that used to be accountable for the damage of the pearl beds, a long time before.

His specialist curiosity totally aroused, Delgado may pass directly to examine that the break used to be the is still of 1 of the 1st profitable deep-diving submersibles, inbuilt 1864 through Julius H. Kroehl, an innovator and entrepreneur who before everything sought to increase his invention for army use through the Civil battle. The craft’s of completion coming too past due for that clash, Kroehl therefore confident traders that it can be used to reap pearls from the Pacific beds off Panama, in waters too deep for local pearl divers to reach.

In Misadventures of a Civil conflict Submarine, Delgado chronicles the confluence of technological development, entrepreneurial aspiration, American capitalist ambition, and lack of expertise of the physiological results of deep diving. As he info the layers of data exposed via his paintings either in archival resources and within the box excavation of Kroehl’s ill-fated vessel, Delgado weaves the tangled threads of historical past right into a compelling narrative. This finely crafted saga will fascinate and tell expert archaeologists and researchers, naval historians, scholars and aficionados of maritime exploration, and common readers.

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By Paul Yae-Woo Lee,Kevin Cullinane

ISBN-10: 1137514213

ISBN-13: 9781137514219

This quantity publication offers an in-depth research of some of the most vital concerns dealing with cutting-edge delivery and port sectors. quantity 1 of Dynamic transport and Port improvement within the Globalized economic climate specializes in the applying of thought to perform in Maritime Logistics.

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By A. J. Hoving,André Wegener Sleeswyk,Alan Lemmers

ISBN-10: 1603442863

ISBN-13: 9781603442862

In 1671, Dutch diplomat and scientist Nicolaes Witsen released a publication that served, between different issues, as an encyclopedia for the “shell-first” approach to send development. within the centuries given that, Witsen’s particularly convoluted textual content has additionally develop into a precious resource for insights into old shipbuilding equipment and philosophies through the “Golden Age” of Dutch maritime alternate. notwithstanding, as André Wegener Sleeswyk’s foreword notes, Witsen’s paintings is tough to entry not just for its seventeenth-century Dutch language but additionally for the vagaries of its author’s presentation.

Fortunately for students and scholars of nautical archaeology and shipbuilding, this crucial yet chaotic paintings has now been reorganized and elucidated by way of A. J. Hoving and translated into English via Alan Lemmers. In Nicolaes Witsen and Shipbuilding within the Dutch Golden Age, Hoving, grasp version builder for the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, varieties out the stairs in Witsen’s procedure for construction a seventeenth-century pinas by following them and development a version of the vessel. Experimenting with ideas and fabrics, accomplishing examine in different courses of the time, and rewriting as had to make clear and proper a few very important omissions within the series, Hoving makes Witsen’s paintings more uncomplicated to take advantage of and understand.

Nicolaes Witsen and Shipbuilding within the Dutch Golden Age is an imperative advisor to Witsen’s paintings and the realm of his subject: the just about forgotten fundamentals of a craftsmanship that has been credited with the flourishing of the Dutch Republic within the 17th century.

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By Manfred Stein

ISBN-10: 3782212053

ISBN-13: 9783782212052

in the course of 1792-1815, the interval of the Coalition Wars and the Napoleonic Wars among France and Europe, prisoners have been taken on each side. the vast majority of them have been restrained, occasionally for a few years, in England and Scotland. a number of the prisoners outfitted send versions from scraps of wooden or mutton and red meat bones. Rigging used to be made from silk or no matter what different nice fabric should be received. The prisoners built an paintings shape and the types have been offered to the general public during the guards. This alternate enabled the prisoner to procure ivory and exact instruments to make the types all of the extra ornamental. The stay hugely wanted and priceless creditors' goods to today. This ebook indicates the great thing about the types chosen because the best within the Peter Tamm assortment within the overseas Maritime Museum of Hamburg.

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By John Roberts

ISBN-10: 1473882354

ISBN-13: 9781473882355

The brainchild of Admiral Sir John Fisher, battlecruisers mixed heavy weapons and excessive pace within the greatest hulls in their period. Conceived as ‘super-cruisers’ to seek down and smash trade raiders, their dimension and gun-power ended in their inclusion within the battlefleet as a quick squadron of capital ships. This publication strains intimately the advance of Fisher’s unique notion into first battlecruiser Invincible of 1908, via to the ‘Splendid Cats’ of the Lion type, and culminating in HMS Hood in 1920, the most important warship on the earth for the following 20 years. The origins of the bizarre ‘light battlecruisers’ of the brave style also are covered.

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By Jon Emmett

ISBN-10: 0470973218

ISBN-13: 9780470973219

Boatspeed isn't sufficient – an excellent figuring out of strategies is essential which will win races. This e-book is a finished programme to make you a tactical genius at the water.
Individual chapters take you round the racecourse, from prior to you get at the water, during the pre-start, begin, and diverse legs. every one part comprises distinctive recommendation for the newbie, intermediate and complicated sailor. excellent for dinghy sailors, there's additionally a wealth of recommendation that might gain yachtsmen.
More than 100 diagrams enable classes to be realized at a look and make this an invaluable aide-memoire in addition to a tactical textbook.
This is a realistic option to enhance your racing effects, no matter if beginning out, relocating up the membership circuit or competing at nationwide point and beyond.

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By David Greentree,Ian Palmer,Peter Dennis

ISBN-10: 1472814126

ISBN-13: 9781472814128

because the battle in North Africa escalated, Axis struggle efforts grew to become more and more depending on offer strains around the Mediterranean. to aim to chop off those strains of provide the British deployed submarines from the besieged island of Malta with the directive to sink as a lot service provider convoy tonnage as attainable. Italy answered via sending her Torpedo boats to guard and escort Axis convoys.
Featuring specifically commissioned full-colour art and thoroughly selected archive images, this enticing research assesses the evolving conflict among Britain's submarines and Italy's torpedo boats within the fight for primacy within the Mediterranean on the peak of global battle II.

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By John Jordan,Robert Dumas

ISBN-10: 1848320345

ISBN-13: 9781848320345

The battleships of the Dunkerque and Richelieu periods have been the main radical and influential designs of the interwar interval, and have been coveted by way of the British, the Germans and the Italians following the Armistice of June 1940. After an intensive refit within the united states, Richelieu went directly to serve along the Royal military in the course of 1943-45.

Using a wealth of primary-source fabric, a few of which has only in the near past been made to be had, John Jordan and Robert Dumas have launched into a totally new research of those vital and technically attention-grabbing ships. an entire account in their improvement is by way of an in depth research in their layout features, profusely illustrated by way of inboard profiles and schematic drawings. The technical chapters are interspersed with operational histories of the ships, with a specific specialize in the operations within which they engaged different heavy devices: Mers el-Kebir, Dakar and Casablanca. those bills contain an in depth research in their functionality in motion and the wear and tear sustained, and are supported through specially-drawn maps and through the logs of Strasbourg and Richelieu.

Twenty-two color profile and plan perspectives illustrate the ships' visual appeal on the a variety of levels in their careers.

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