Written by David Williams and published by Ian Allan, this book records the losses of more than 1,000 passenger-carrying vessels of all types, from the dawn of the age of powered navigation up to the present day. The accounts of these incidents are supported by full technical details for each of the featured ships and it is illustrated with more than 700...
Encyclopaedic in coverage and comprehensive in detail, this book records the losses of more than 1,000 passenger carrying vessels of all types (passenger liners, cruise ships and excursion vessels, ferries, troopships, hospital ships and other wartime auxiliaries) from the dawn of the age of powered navigation up to the present day. Hardback. 288 pages.
This booklet is intended to serve as a historic guide to the upper decks of the Queen Mary. We hope it gives you a better idea of that the Queen Mary looked like when the ship was at sea-and the scope of her passenger amenities. As you will find as you walk around the decks, some rooms look much the same today as they did when they were photographed in 1936.
Written by Andrew Gladwell and published by Ian Allan, this lavishly illustrated book provides a detailed history of one of Britain's most memorable maritime attractions and includes the story of those ships that have been preserved and restored and can still be seen along our shores and rivers.
One of the world's most loved cruise lines, P&O Cruises can trace its history back over 175 years. With an impressive and unique collection of imagery, this book details the history of P&O Cruises and explores the impact P&O had in shaping the British Empire.
A beautiful album of illustrations and information. From around 1880 for almost 100 years, shipowners commissioned a wealth of paintings that depicted, as well as their magnificent liners, the routes they travelled, their exotic destinations, and life on board. 158 pages. Colour.
With contributions from passengers, officers and masters, both past and present, together with stunning photographs never before published, Sharon Poole and Andrew Sassoli-Walker provide a glimpse into the work that goes into a year in the life of the Cunard Fleet.
In this fascinating book, William H. Miller looks at some of the more recent disasters to have befallen the ocean liners of the world. Particular attention is paid to the ANDREA DORIA, which gained international infamy as it sunk in 1956 at a cost of more than fifty lives.
On the basis of previously unpublished documents he describes his remarkable relationship with Erich Gröner, at the time the best connoisseur of German maritime and naval history. Kludas examines Schwadtke's conflicting experiences in 1944/45 and explains the importance of the manuals on the German merchant fleet, which Schwadtke published until the...
This book is written by Nick Robins. The General Steam Navigation Company based on the River Thames was well-known for its excursion services in addition to liner routes linking the east coast of the UK to many other ports in Europe. Its later story is a familiar one of a traditional shipping company trying to come to terms with the container age and...
This is the second edition of this title having been published to coincide with the centenary of the loss of the ship in 1915. The steamship Princess Irene and her sister Princess Margaret were built in 1914 for a service that neither would ever see.
This publication follows the building and entry into service of this magnificent ship with the author having been given exclusive access to the Britannia throughout her construction at the famous Monfalcone shipyard in Italy.