Category: Ships

By Phillip Reed

ISBN-10: 1848320760

ISBN-13: 9781848320765

Philip Reed, top recognized for his exceptional versions of ships from the age of sail, right here turns his consciousness to the opposite hugely well known topic for send modelers - the warships of the second one international War.

The booklet is a step by step guide for construction a scratch waterline version of the Ca category destroyer HMS Caesar, the sistership of Cavalier now on show in drydock at Chatham old Dockyard. those emergency outfitted ships have been introduced among 1943 and 1945 and Caesar herself used to be to work out motion in 1944 at the Russian convoys after which in protection of the Western Approaches.

The version offered within the booklet is outfitted to the size of 16ft to the inch and is designed to be displayed as a waterline version in a diorama. each point is roofed from the development of a bread and butter hull via to the the main points of camouflage, bridge, funnel, mast, the 4.5in, Hazemeyer and Oerlikon weapons, boats, davits, intensity cost equipment, torpedo tubes, searchlights, vents and lockers,and the ocean itself.

Ship’s plans and an image gallery on the finish of the ebook dedicated to an entire array of the author’s WWII version warships whole the e-book. greater than fifty years of modeling adventure is handed on via clever and functional recommendation and therefore each one web page may be of the maximum worth to scratch developers and to any package developers who will be getting down to build a version of a WWII warship.

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By Barry Gough

ISBN-10: 1473881366

ISBN-13: 9781473881365

The impact of the Royal military at the improvement of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest was once either broad and potent. but all too often, its impression has been neglected by means of historians, who in its place concentrate on the impact of explorers, fur investors, settlers, and railway developers. during this completely revised and multiplied version of his vintage 1972 paintings, naval historian Barry Gough examines the competition for the Columbia kingdom through the conflict of 1812, the 1844 British reaction to the competitive American schedule of President Polks occur future and cries of Fifty-four 40 or struggle, the gold-rush invasion of 30,000 outsiders, and the jurisdictional dispute within the San Juan Islands that spawned the so-called Pig warfare. the writer additionally appears to be like on the Esquimalt-based fleet within the decade prior to British Columbia joined Canada and the Navys dating with coastal indigenous peoples over the 5 a long time that preceded the nice War.

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By Cate Lineberry

ISBN-10: 1250101867

ISBN-13: 9781250101860

ISBN-10: 1250183898

ISBN-13: 9781250183897

ISBN-10: 1977351484

ISBN-13: 9781977351487

"A wonderful story of a little-known determine in historical past. Robert Smalls' staggering heroism throughout the Civil warfare helped persuade Lincoln and the rustic that African americans have been terribly able to scuffling with for his or her freedom. Lineberry has produced a triumph during this heroic tale that illuminates our country's ongoing struggles with race." —Henry Louis Gates, Jr, Professor in American historical past Harvard college and government manufacturer of Finding Your Roots

“Be unfastened or Die makes you must get up and cheer. Cate Lineberry has performed us all an outstanding carrier through telling this tremendously relocating, exciting, and critical tale approximately an American hero who merits to be remembered, and admired.” —Candice Millard, writer of Hero of the Empire

Facing demise instead of enslavement—a tale of 1 man's positive selection and supreme upward thrust to nationwide hero

It was once a delicate could morning in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1862, the second one yr of the Civil battle, while a twenty-three-year-old slave named Robert Smalls did the unthinkable and boldly seized a accomplice steamer. together with his spouse and youngsters hidden on board, Smalls and a small workforce ran a gauntlet of seriously armed fortifications in Charleston Harbor and brought the dear vessel and the big weapons it carried to close by Union forces. To be unsuccessful was once a dying sentence for all. Smalls’ brave and inventive act freed him and his family members from slavery and instantly made him a Union hero whereas concurrently demanding a lot of the country’s view of what African americans have been keen to do to realize their freedom.

After his break out, Smalls served in different naval campaigns off Charleston as a civilian boat pilot and at last grew to become the 1st black captain of a military send. In a very poignant second Smalls even received the house that he and his mom had as soon as served in as condominium slaves.

Be loose or Die is a compelling narrative that illuminates Robert Smalls’ notable trip from slave to Union hero and finally usa Congressman. This fascinating story of a beneficial determine in American heritage offers interesting perception into the country's first efforts to aid newly freed slaves whereas additionally illustrating the various struggles and achievements of African american citizens throughout the Civil War.

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By Nicholas Leach

ISBN-10: 184868875X

ISBN-13: 9781848688759

The lifeboat at Spurn Head, protecting the Humber, is Britain's in basic terms full-time lifeboat, with a staff regularly on station. With over 500 rescues and 760 lives stored, the station is usually certainly one of Britain's busiest. Illustrated with over one hundred fifty black & white and color photos, the e-book tells the tale of this lifeboat station, in addition to the bold rescues the numerous crews have undertaken. 2010 is the two hundredth anniversary of the founding of the station.

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By Odd M. Faltinsen

ISBN-10: 0521178738

ISBN-13: 9780521178730

ISBN-10: 0521845688

ISBN-13: 9780521845687

Hydrodynamics of High-Speed Marine automobiles, first released in 2006, discusses the 3 major different types of high-speed marine automobiles - vessels supported by means of submerged hulls, air cushions or foils. The wave atmosphere, resistance, propulsion, seakeeping, sea lots and manoeuvring are largely lined in response to rational and simplified equipment. hyperlinks to automated keep watch over and structural mechanics are emphasised. a close description of waterjet propulsion is given and the impression of water intensity on wash, resistance, sinkage and trim is mentioned. bankruptcy subject matters contain resistance and wash; slamming; air cushion-supported vessels, together with an in depth dialogue of wave-excited resonant oscillations in air cushion; and hydrofoil vessels. The e-book comprises a variety of illustrations, examples and exercises.

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By John Jordan and Stephen Dent

ISBN-10: 1844864723

ISBN-13: 9781844864720

Warship 2017 is dedicated to the layout, improvement and repair heritage of the world's wrestle ships. that includes a huge variety of articles from a decide on panel of unusual overseas members, this newest quantity combines unique study, new ebook reports, warship notes, a picture gallery and lots more and plenty extra to keep up the striking criteria of scholarship and examine from the sector of warship history.

This thirty ninth version beneficial properties the standard variety of numerous articles spanning the topic by way of a global array of specialist authors.

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By Andrew G. Spyrou

ISBN-10: 0595360688

ISBN-13: 9780595360680

ISBN-10: 059580604X

ISBN-13: 9780595806041

From T-2 to Supertanker presents a special perception into the oil tanker industry’s efforts to supply secure and effective vessels.

Dr. Andrew G. Spyrou believes that marine transportation is the major to potent international delivery, a part of that's wearing petroleum via tanker. huge, immense alterations have taken position in tanker layout and building in view that international conflict II. Closure of the Suez Canal on occasions-1956 and 1967-provided the impetus to amplify the tanker and to enhance tanker functionality and safety.

The industry’s efforts to layout and build today’s sleek tankers, pushed through scale, safeguard and ecological issues, have ended in ever-larger versions. Today’s ‘Very huge’ and ‘Ultra huge’ crude oil providers symbolize the main advanced cellular metal constructions ever developed.

Spyrou discusses how this is striving to lessen important ecological issues akin to oil toxins of the seas, atmospheric toxins through engine exhaust, and illness of the marine environment. Advances, despite the fact that, haven't been with no crises, demanding situations, and successes.

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By Nigel Rowe

ISBN-10: 1472903463

ISBN-13: 9781472903464

Tall ships epitomize the glamour, majesty and romance of the ocean. This e-book – supported and recommended through Sail education overseas – is a party of tall ships this present day, shining a focus at the world's finest and glamorous tall ships, the main brilliant regattas, races and adventurous passages, and the large array of people that sail on them. With lovely images and soaking up textual content, the e-book is split into 4 chapters:

1) Origins and Evolution, telling the tale of tall ships, giving a desirable standpoint at the impression of the advance of foreign exchange, clash, layout, know-how and navigation

2) Tall Ships this day, celebrating the variety of over a hundred of the main attention-grabbing and well-known tall ships on the earth, with attractive images, key information and short textual content on their histories

three) The Tall Ships adventure, following lifestyles on board and exploring how being a part of the staff develops lifestyles, management and employability skills

four) Racing, Regattas and Passages, with at-sea and in-port images that includes the main incredible assemblies of sail that carry tall ships to the eye of hundreds of thousands worldwide

With precise entry to the superior images and recent info, this lovely booklet showcases simply why tall ships proceed to motivate and captivate humans worldwide. contains a Preface from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and a Foreword from Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

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