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How to Pilot a Submarine : The Second World War Manual

The training aid for the US Submarine fleet, How to Pilot a Submarine gives us an idea of just what life was like underwater and the various tasks a submariner would have to do....

Warship 04 Frigate USS Clark

The Oliver Hazard Perry class of frigates were designed in the US in the mid 1970s as general purpose escort vessels inexpensive enough to be bought in large quantities....

Changing Scene of Merchant Shipping : A Photographic Survey

The shipping industry is one of constant, dramatic change, and the period since the late 1990s is no exception....

First World War at Sea in Photographs : 1914 Grand Fleet vs

The arms race that led to the First World War started in 1897 at the Spithead Naval Review of that year, when Kaiser Wilhelm saw the might of Britain's navy....

Maritime Wexford

Wexford has always had a close relationship with the sea....

Pleasure Boating on the Thames: A History of Salter Bros, 18

The River Thames above London underwent a dramatic transformation during the Victorian period, from a great commercial highway into a vast conduit of pleasure....

Tugs in Colour - Worldwide

Published on 14 March, 2014, this hardback book is the latest in the successful maritime series with stunning colour photographs and detailed captions of a huge variety of tugs in an equally wide variety of locations....

TT-Line Through Five Decades

Since the introduction of the first Nils Holgarsson in 1962, German ferry operator TT-Line has been both an innovative and reliable player in the highly competitive southern Baltic ferry market....

Ellerman Lines : Remembering a Great British Shipping Compan

ELLERMAN LINES was formed by John Reeves Ellerman at the end of the nineteenth century....

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : Volume V Victory & Afte

This last volume describes the Royal Navy's final triumph....

Great Passenger Ships 1920 - 1930

Celebrating the majestic passenger liners of the twenties, Great Passenger Ships 19201930 looks at well-loved ships, such as Majestic, Olympic, Berengaria, Viceroy of India and Rawalpindi, alongside lesser known but still fascinating vessels....

Cunard - The Golden Years in Colour

The Golden Age of Liner travel was from the early 1900s to the 1950s, a period dominated by black and white photography, with few colour views in the early days....

MacBrayne Ships

David MacBrayne's was founded in 1851 and soon grew to encompass all of the major routes to the Isles....

Capital Ships at War 1939-1945 - Despatches from the Front

Despatches in this volume include those relating to the sinking of the German battleship Graf Spee in the Battle of the River Plate in 1939, the loss of the battleships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse in the Far East, the sinking of the German battle ....

Silja Line: From De Samseglande to Tallink

Silja Line and Tallink are two of the world's best known ferry companies....

DSB Ferries - Ships of the Danish State Railways

Another fine ferry book from well-known maritime writer Bruce Peter....

History of British Paddle Steamers

There is a huge following among enthusiasts and the general public for the old paddle steamers that were once a familiar sight in British waters, both inland and around the coast....

Rix Shipping

An interesting history and fleet list of one of the few UK shipping businesses to have survived from the Victorian Era to the present day....

Nautical Almanac 2015 NP314-15

The Nautical Almanac provides essential astronomical information for every kind of sea-going vessel, from cruise liners to fishing boats....

Cross Channel and Short Sea Ferries : An Illustrated History

This new book, beautifully illustrated with a magnificent collection of over 300 photographs, covers the development of a much-loved type of vessel, the 'classic' cross channel or short sea passenger ferry often described as a liner in miniature....

Cruise Ships: The Small Scale Fleet

The second release in the author's visually splendid Cruise Ship series....

Practical Marine Electrical Knowledge (3rd Edn)

Latest edition of this classic textbook for marine and electrical engineers....

European Shipping Fleets 2014 (4th Edition) Complete set

This publication in 4 separate volumes lists all the merchant ships that are likely to be seen in European Waters....

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