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The World Encyclopedia of Ships

The World Encyclopedia of Ships

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Published by Annes Publishing Ltd .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7718363M
ISBN 100681068515
ISBN 109780681068513
OCLC/WorldCa64281708


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This book is a magnificent survey of several thousand years of river, lake, and open-ocean ships, from those that floated on the prehistoric Nile, through the centuries of sailing ships, to engine-driven monsters that carried airplanes to victory, to supertankers, such as the Exxon s are alphabetical by name of ship, and many include illustrations, with a few in color/5(18).

This book was printed in the United States inyet, from various comments made by the author throughout the text, I suspect the manuscript was written no later thansince so many of the great new vessels such as the huge Queen Mary 2 and the world's largest fully rigged clipper ship (5 masts of sails), "The Royal Clipper" are all /5(13).

At first glance, the prospective buyer might easily dismiss this work as just another book about ships of the world. After all, the rather innocuous front cover shows part of an historic painting of a naval engagement from above which are nothing more than the book's title and author's name/5(17).

The Encyclopedia of Ships book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the dawn of civilization man has had a fascination with the /5(18). Ships have always played an important role in shaping human destiny, and this comprehensive and very readable encyclopedia covers more than one thousand of the world's best-known and most significant vessels of every size and type.

Each ship is described in a vivid short essay that captures its personality as well as its physical characteristics, construction, and history, from the drawing.

Ships have always played an important role in shaping human destiny, and this comprehensive and very readable encyclopedia covers more than one thousand of the world's best-known and most significant vessels of every size and type/5.

About this Item: Amber Books Ltd, Condition: New. Reprint. Paperback. From the smallest coastal traders up to the vast oil tankers of today, from the graceful clippers of the 19th century to the modern passenger liners, Ships: Visual Encyclopedia is the comprehensive guide to all the world's ships, both military and civilian.

The Encyclopedia of Ships: Over 1, Military and Civilian Ships from BC to the Present Day and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jane's Fighting Ships is an annual reference book of information on all the world's warships arranged by nation, including information on ships' names, dimensions, armaments, silhouettes and photographs, edition describes and illustrates warships of different national naval and paramilitary forces, providing data on their characteristics.

This book is - IMHO - more an illustrated dictionary than a true encyclopaedia. The author does indeed explore any single type of ship from prehistory to the modern day but any single entry is characterized by a really brief, general description and some - sometime incomplete for lack of actual data - specifications for the model in s:   Ahoy, Sea Dogs and Battleship Historians.

Here's a book you're bound to love. The Encyclopedia of Warships is an exciting compendium of more than of the finest battleships, aircraft carriers, submarines, destroyers, and cruisers ever built. Each ship is described in great detail and is illustrated with full-color artwork and photographs of the ship in action/5(11).

The age of sail: Early ships until ; The age of exploration ; The end of sail --The age of steam and beyond: Merchant ships ; Steam and steel ; Naval vessels ; World War II ; The nuclear era Responsibility: general editor: Tony Gibbons ; foreword by Roy Clare.

Early ships until --The age of exploration --The end of sail --Merchant ships --Steam and steel --Naval vessels --World War II --The nuclear era Other Titles: Ships: Responsibility: general editor, Tony Gibbons ; foreword by Roy Clare. Ships: Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.

From the Viking longship through the 16th century galleon to the super carriers and nuclear submarines of the 21st century, Ships: Visual Encyclopedia includes every conceivable type of.

Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of ships: the history and specifications of over ships. [Chris Marshall;] -- The Encyclopedia of Ships contains over full-color artworks of the most famous and important ships to have sailed the seven seas since ancient times.

The World Encyclopedia of Destroyers and Frigates: An illustrated history of destroyers and frigates, from torpedo boat destroyers, corvettes and to the modern ships of the missile age.

[Ireland, Benard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The World Encyclopedia of Destroyers and Frigates: An illustrated history of destroyers and frigates/5(7). It is hard to understand how this book can call itself an encyclopaedia when ships such as the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth are excluded.

The book lists plus ships(5 to a page) giving an illustration,specifications,armament,history and performance. Ships are arranged alphabetically and indexed by type of ship and country of s: 5.

Get this from a library. Ships of the world: an historical encyclopedia. [Lincoln P Paine] -- Covers over one thousand of the worlds best-known ships with descriptions of physical characteristics, construction, and history; illustrations detailing the grandeur of oceangoing vessels; and.

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The author explains carefully how these ships were built, how they operate, and what it is like to live and work aboard them. He also recounts the harsh reality of This unique volume chronicles the year history of the tall ships - those incredible sailing vessels that sweep majestically across the sea, their masts piercing the sky, their /5(1).

The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II, by numerous authors but edited by Chris Bishop, is a nonfiction book covering a massive array of weapons from World War are sections on the rifles used in the war, sub-machine guns, planes, boats, tanks, and a whole lot more/5(10).

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Provides a detailed look into the history and t /5. Ships Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating at-a-glance guide to more than of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.

From the Viking longship through the 16th century galleon to the super carriers and nuclear submarines of the 21st century, the book includes every conceivable type of ship in which man has gone to sea. World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.

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Buy Ships: The Hands-Approach to Science by World Book Encyclopedia, Andrew Solway, Andrew Haslam online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions. World Book Encyclopedia, American encyclopaedia designed to meet the curriculum needs of elementary through high-school students.

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Since it first set sail inThe World has visited over ports in approximately countries. The Encyclopedia of Ships. This book is the definitive guide to over 1, of the most important ships from the earliest times to the present day.

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Mayflower, the ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Although no detailed description of the original vessel exists, marine archaeologists estimate that the square-rigged sailing ship weighed about tons and measured 90 feet (27 metres) long.

This book is quite entertaining when it comes to the quality of pictures. Its covers most of the warship classes in different type such as Submarines, frigates, destroyers, cruisers, battleship, and aircraft carrier.

You will get brief description on each class and also history of the ship it self. The writer devide the time line: 1.

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in my neck of the woods, used copies of the 15th edition sell for between $ I appreciate the desire to browse (which is different from link. Ships and ShippingIn the years around shipbuilders in southwestern Europe, probably in Iberia, developed a new design which over the following five centuries in ever more sophisticated and specialized forms transformed shipping and the world economy.

The new design had three masts, with a small sail on the foremast, a triangular or lateen sail on the mizzen at the stern, and a large.

Ship - Ship - History of ships: Surviving clay tablets and containers record the use of waterborne vessels as early as bce.

Boats are still vital aids to movement, even those little changed in form during that 6,year history. The very fact that boats may be quite easily identified in illustrations of great antiquity shows how slow and continuous had been this evolution until just The World Book Encyclopedia: This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options.

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Middle Passage, the forced voyage of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World. It was one leg of the triangular trade route that took goods from Europe to Africa, Africans to work as slaves in the Americas and the West Indies, and items produced on the plantations back to Europe.

Buy a cheap copy of Naval Aircraft, The World Enc of: An book by Francis Crosby. Features a directory of over aircraft with identification photographs Free shipping over $  Confluence, the world ship featured in Paul J McAuley's The Book of Confluence, beginning with Child of the River (), is a 20, kilometre-long platform built over a central keel at the heart of which rests a great unawoken engine; the world ship of Robert Reed's Marrow (fixup ) is actually built around a planet; the title of Gregory.The world's longest ships are listed according to their overall length (LOA), which is the maximum length of the vessel measured between the extreme points in fore and aft.

In addition, the ships' deadweight tonnage (DWT) and/or gross tonnage (GT) are presented as they are often used to describe the size of a vessel. The ships are listed by type. Only ship types for which there exist a ship.