This well produced book illustrates examples of china and crockery used on board British Merchant Ships and covers the 19th and 20th centuries.
This book illustrates examples of china and crockery used on board British Merchant Ships and covers the period from the beginning of the 19th century to the end of the 20th.
This splendid book contains 15 chapters covering such topics as the construction of the Liberty vessels, the training of sailors, other war-built standard types, Murmansk convoys, and Operation Neptune.
Written by Anthony Burton, this book is an unique gazetteer of sites associated with Britain's seafaring tradition. It provides the visitor with a comprehensive guide to all the significant sites, with full information on how to get there, admission prices, access hours, and a description of what is to be seen and the historical background to the exhibits.
This hardback, landscape book is full of large impressive photographs taken at the Port of Bremerhaven fron 1950 to 1965. It has been written by Klaus-Peter Kiedel at the Deutsche Schiffahrts Museum.
Aerial photographer Herman IJsseling of Flying Focus was once again at last to take off in his Cessna Skymaster PH-FLF to photograph ships in the roughest of weather conditions. After a number of relatively calm winters, the 2011/2012 season was particularly wild and stormy. The flights provided sufficient spectacular pictures to compile a new...
The popularity of the subject matter of this 208 page, softback book has prompted a new updated edition of this title, first printed in 1994.This edition has fresh images and a new, final chapter in which the story has been brought right up to date.
This 174 page, softback book compiled by Amanda Butcher is a very useful directory for all those with an interest in tall ships, or those who may wish to be able to identify vessels at the Tall Ships Races.
This hardback, 162 page book by David Wilson is about the development of the town of Falmouth, its harbour and its shipping. It is also about the people who spent their working lives around the Fal estuary and along the dangerous and magnificent coastline of west Cornwall.
Compiled by David G Wood and Richard J Walsh, and published by Chaffcutter Books on behalf of The Society for Sailing Barge Research, this book reflects the time at sea of Charlie Fielder aboard the motor tanker, Prowess. There are many black/white illustrations included with the narrative.
Written by Ray Clark, the current BBC Essex Radio Breakfast Show presenter, and published by The History Press, this book tells the captivating story of Radio Caroline, the world's most famous pirate radio station during the 1960s, '70s and '80s aboard the ship Caroline covering the dangers and difficulties of life at sea. It includes many...
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.