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  • The Loss of the Titanic: I Survived the Titanic

    I Survived the Titanic

    by Lawrence Beesley

    A grieving world has already recognised Lawrence Beesley as the chief recorder of the Titanic wreck. The sports master at an English public school, who was going West for a tennis tournament, he had no special qualifications for performing the task that fell to him alone out of nearly a thousand survivors but he brought to bare a splendid self-possession upon his observation of the whole sad story ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • Doomed Ships

    Great Ocean Liner Disasters

    by William H. and 1 more

    series Dover Maritime
    These true-life adventures unfold amid flames, collisions, and explosions, with frantic calls of SOS and a rush to clamber aboard the lifeboats. Naval historian William H. Miller, Jr., recounts the dramatic stories behind a host of ill-fated passenger ships. He takes readers beyond the newspaper headlines and formal inquiries, offering firsthand accounts of heroic rescues, daring escapes, and ... Read more

    $19.89 AUD

  • Greasy Luck

    A Whaling Sketchbook

    by Gordon Grant

    series Dover Maritime
    "Everybody who feels the fascination of seas and ships will be glad of this . . . unique creation of Gordon Grant's pen. . . . The volume is a charming example of artistic bookmaking." ― The New York Times"Mr. Grant skillfully combines in his drawings the romance and reality of the sea. Many of the illustrations have a charm wholly apart from their historical significance. ― Times [London] ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • RMS Titanic

    A Modelmaker's Manual

    by Peter Davies-Garner and 1 more

    The expert ship modeler offers a fully illustrated guide to building the RMS Titanic, with practical information applicable to models of any scale.The legendary British passenger liner RMS Titanic remains one of the most fascinating ships, posing unique challenges for modelmakers. This superb book contains all the information needed to build a highly accurate model, down to the tiniest details of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • An Unsinkable Titanic

    by John Bernard Walker

    series Titanic Landmark Series
    Published three months after the sinking of the Titanic, this is the rarest and the most learned of the early books on the disaster. In it, the crusading editor of the Scientific American magazine shows that passenger safety had been repeatedly sacrificed in the competition for luxury and speed between the great shipping lines, and that the Titanic was much less safe than the Great Eastern, a ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition)

    by John Rousmaniere

    “Written for the sailor, not the scholar. Rousmaniere leaves out the chaff and gives us just the wheat. Astonishingly comprehensive and slender enough to carry aboard.” —Don Casey, author of This Old BoatFrom "abaft" to "Zulu," including terms as new as "bowrider" and as old as "starboard," here is the language of pleasure boating—clearly defined terms that today's sailors and powerboaters rely on ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Let's Explore the Construction Site

    Construction Site Kids Book

    by Baby Professor

    series Children's Heavy Machinery Books
    The construction site is a dangerous place to visit but it's rich in lessons too. With the use of a picture book, your child can be "in" a site but without any danger involved. A picture book is a wonderful tool that helps your child surpass all basic development stages with flying colors. It appeals to the senses, it fuels the mind and it cultivates a love for learning too! ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Icebreaking Alaska

    by Capt. Jeffrey D. Hartman USCG (Retired)

    The Arctic is a place of great challenges and great rewards. A century ago, it was whale oil; today, it is motor oil. The increasing open water in the warmer months is attracting cruise ships to tour the Arctic. Significant offshore oil and natural gas deposits are of great interest to an oil-dependent economy. But the history of the Arctic is full of surprises for the unwary and the unprepared, ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • British Cruisers

    Two World Wars and After

    by Norman Friedman

    “An extraordinarily detailed account of the development of Royal Navy cruisers . . . a towering work” from the author of Fighting the Great War at Sea (Warship 2012).For most of the twentieth century, Britain possessed both the world’s largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always showed a particular interest in the ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • RMS Segwun

    Queen of Muskoka

    by Andrew Hind and 1 more

    One hundred and twenty-five years of steamboating in Muskoka come alive with the anniversary celebration of the RMS Segwun.The Royal Mail Ship Segwun is the oldest operating steamship in North America, a Muskoka icon, and one of Ontario’s best-known tourist attractions. Built as a paddlewheeler in 1887, the RMS Segwun saw her initial career suspended in the 1950s when the ship ceased operations. ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Warship 2016

    by John Jordan and 1 more

    Warship 2016 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of ... Read more

    $48.28 AUD

  • Warship 2017

    by John Jordan and 1 more

    Warship 2017 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of ... Read more

    $49.71 AUD

  • Bound for the East Indies

    Halsewell-A Shipwreck that Gripped the Nation

    by Andrew Norman

    The loss of East Indiaman HCS `Halsewell' on the coast of Dorset in southern England in January 1786, touched the very heart of the British nation. `Halsewell' was just one of many hundreds of vessels which had been in the service of the Honourable East India Company since its foundation in the year 1600. In the normal course of events, `Halsewell' would have been expected to serve out her working ... Read more

    $13.87 AUD

  • Yacht design

    by Massimo Paperini

    “Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach. This new approach is meant to be applied to expertise in new technologies, new materials and knowledge of new markets, which are getting to know this field with experience and a cultural ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bath Iron Works

    by Andrew C. Toppan

    series Images of America
    Bath Iron Works was established by Gen. Thomas Hyde in 1884 and launched its first ship in 1891. This collection of shipbuilding photographs brings to life the proud history of Bath Iron Works.Since then, the shipyard on the Kennebec River has built dozens of luxurious yachts, hardworking freighters, tugs, trawlers, lightships, and more than two hundred twenty warships for the U.S. Navy. Today, ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • QE2: A Photographic Journey

    A Photographic Journey

    by Chris Frame and 1 more

    A full-color record of the liner including images from her past and present, this is the definitive photographic souvenir of a perennially popular luxury liner. The beauty and elegance of Queen Elizabeth 2 is showcased for the first time in this luxurious paperback edition. It will appeal to a whole new generation of QE2 fans, as the book takes the reader on a journey through the liner's decks ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • A Book of Famous Ships

    by C. Fox Smith

    A Book of Famous Ships By Smith, C., Fox Originally published in 1924. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents include : - The ship and her story - The ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • RMS Queen Mary

    Classic Liners

    by Andrew Britton

    This colourful history tells the story of Cunard’s RMS Queen Mary, who along with her running mate Queen Elizabeth covered the transatlantic route from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg, the British answer to the German and French superliners. She was launched in May 1936 and immediately won the coveted Blue Riband, winning it again in 1938, before she served as a troopship in the war. She ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • British Battleships 1919-1945

    by R.A. Burt

    The classic reference on the Royal Navy’s battleships and battlecruisers, now expanded with dozens of additional photos**.**Offering an unprecedented range of descriptive and illustrative detail, this naval history reference describes the evolution of the British battleship classes through all their modifications and refits. As well as dealing with design features, armor, machinery and power ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 1

    by David Myhra

    This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world! Beautiful photographs and descriptions encompass this 5 volume edition. Written by David Myhra, PhD and Published by Robert at RCW Technology & Ebook Publishing. ... Read more

    $4.06 AUD

  • Conquest of the Atlantic

    Cunard Liners in the 1950s and 1960s

    by William H. Miller

    Cunard, the most famous name in shipping, turns 175 in 2015. The company began back in 1840, with paddlewheel steamers, but grew and progressed and created some of the largest, fastest and most luxurious liners afloat in their time. The final ‘golden age’ on the Atlantic run between Europe & America was the 1950s, when the Company slogan ‘Getting There Was Half the Fun’ seemed so apt. Cunard had ... Read more

    $12.61 AUD

  • Chesapeake Bay Steamers

    by Chris Dickon

    series Images of America
    The Chesapeake Bay has been a multifaceted engine of American history and commerce since its first settlers touched the shore in the early 1600s.Since English settlers first touched the shore of the new country in 1607, the Chesapeake Bay has been a multifaceted engine of American history and commerce. The body of inland tidal water between the largest bay cities, Norfolk and Baltimore, was large ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • Help для помощников капитана (и не только...)

    by S.V. Syto

    Очень короткая «шпаргалка» по разным аспектам работы на современных танкерах, с нелитературными сокращениями, опечатками, танкерным «слэнгом».Здесь то, что вам сейчас нужно. Информация для разного уровня подготовки штурманов.При чтении материала следует учитывать, что меняющиеся требования международных конвенций могут быть не учтены на день выхода книги из печати.Предлагаемое пособие не является ... Read more

    $2.53 AUD

  • The Truth About The Titanic

    by Archibald Gracie

    The Truth About the Titanic', by Colonel Archibald Gracie, is a striking recital of the monumental shipwreck, by the sole survivor of all the men passengers, "stationed during the loading of six or more life-boats with women and children on the port side of the ship.'' The book is written as a tribute and testimony to the "heroism on the part of all concerned." Colonel Gracie refutes many of the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD