Kreuzfahrtschiffe: auf Weltmeeren und Flüssen (Typenkompass) by Horst W. Laumanns

By Horst W. Laumanns

Ob auf den Meeren der Welt oder auf Flüssen rund um den Globus: Kreuzfahrtschiffe üben auf Menschen eine unwiderstehliche Faszination aus. Immer größere und immer luxuriösere Schiffen buhlen dabei um die Gunst der Kunden. Horst W. Laumanns bietet einen unterhaltsamen Überblick über Großsegler und Luxusliner, Mega-Schiffe und Passagierfähren, liefert interessante technische Daten und stellt jedes Schiff in textual content und Bild vor.

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Muckle's Naval Architecture (Marine Engineering Series) by W. Muckle,D A Taylor

By W. Muckle,D A Taylor

Muckle's Naval structure, moment version is worried with difficulties concerning resistance, propulsion, and vibration in naval structure. subject matters comprise send calculations, balance and trim, send motions, and structural energy. This ebook additionally offers a quick connection with send layout.
This textual content is made from thirteen chapters; the 1st of which gives an summary of the functionality of the send, its structure, and numerous forms. the following bankruptcy explains definitions, relevant dimensions, and shape coefficients, besides category societies and governmental gurus that keep watch over send layout, development, and defense. quite a few calculations which are played to figure out the shape of a boat are the topic of the subsequent bankruptcy. awareness then turns to buoyancy, balance, and trim, besides sea and send motions, the matter of structural power, vibration, and resistance. The impact of rudders and keep watch over on send circulate is usually mentioned. ultimately, this ebook describes the equipment for picking the quantity of strength required to propel a boat.
This booklet is meant basically for practising naval architects, marine engineers, deck officials, and all scholars of naval architecture.

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Prisoner of War - Bone Ship Models: Treasures from the Age by Manfred Stein

By Manfred Stein

in the course of 1792-1815, the interval of the Coalition Wars and the Napoleonic Wars among France and Europe, prisoners have been taken on either side. the vast majority of them have been restrained, occasionally for a few years, in England and Scotland. a few of the prisoners outfitted send types from scraps of wooden or mutton and red meat bones. Rigging was once made from silk or no matter what different wonderful fabric might be acquired. The prisoners constructed an paintings shape and the versions have been bought to the general public throughout the guards. This exchange enabled the prisoner to obtain ivory and specific instruments to make the types all of the extra ornamental. The stay hugely wanted and important creditors' goods to this present day. This booklet indicates the great thing about the types chosen because the most interesting within the Peter Tamm assortment within the foreign Maritime Museum of Hamburg.

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Cruise Ships The Small Scale Fleet: A Visiual Showcase by Peter C Smith

By Peter C Smith

Peter C. Smith offers us right here with the second one free up in his visually best suited Cruise Ships sequence. while his first publication involved itself with the large-scale ships at present cruising via our seas (those weighing 40,000 GT and extra) this quantity focusses at the different finish of the marketplace; the ships that weigh in at under 40,000 GT, yet that are frequently even more trendy and aesthetically unique than their larger-scale opposite numbers. The based interiors and lush positive aspects on show in state-of-the-art mammoth fleet of cruise liners stay unrecorded in all yet vacation brochures. This e-book consists of on within the culture of Peter's final liberate, giving a whole evaluate of the simplest of those ships, the cream of the crop, so that you could speak.

Each color profile comprises exterior and inside perspectives of the featured send. info of the layout, construction and repair background of every vessel are supplied with important facts of the send and its facilities.

This is a booklet of reference for maritime fans, would-be vacation cruisers and people who were passengers. It serves as a magnificent visible tribute to the simplest of the smaller scale fleet at the moment cruising globally.

As visible within the Bedford occasions & Citizen.

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Nelson, Navy & Nation: The Royal Navy and the British by Quintin Colville,James Davey,N.A.M Rodger

By Quintin Colville,James Davey,N.A.M Rodger

Nelson, army & kingdom explores the Royal Navy's courting with Britain from the fantastic Revolution to the Napoleonic Wars. The e-book encompasses the realities of naval existence during this interval; the navy's connection to society; tradition and nationwide identification; and the tale of Nelson's existence and occupation. It brings jointly a individual panel of prime historians together with Roger Knight, Andrew Lambert, Brian Lavery, N.A.M. Rodger and Dan Snow.
Together, they provide a desirable contextual review, from the terrifying realities of conflict within the age of sail to the lives of normal humans ashore who celebrated the navy's achievements. It areas the intense achievements of Horatio Nelson inside a much broader context that is smart of his impressive big name. In so doing, it finds that the tale of the Royal army and Nelson can be the tale of the fears and goals of the British people.
Beautifully illustrated all through from the world-leading collections of the nationwide Maritime Museum, the booklet combines obtainable narrative historical past for the final reader with fantastic appearance. it truly is a great spouse to the Museum's new everlasting 'Nelson, army, country' gallery, which opened in October 2013.

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A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge by Fik Meijer

By Fik Meijer

A background of Seafaring within the Classical World, first released in 1986, provides an entire therapy of all points of the maritime background of the Classical global, designed for using scholars in addition to scholars.


Beginning with Crete and Mycenae within the 3rd millennium BC, the writer expounds a concise historical past of seafaring as much as the 6th century advert. the improvement of send layout and of the different sorts of send, the various reasons of transport, and the prestige and stipulations of sailors are all mentioned. the various most vital sea battles are investigated, and the e-book is illustrated with a couple of line drawings and pictures. Greek and Latin observe are just used in the event that they are technical phrases, making sure A historical past of Seafaring within the Classical international is available to scholars of historic historical past who're no longer conversant in the Classical languages.

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Lake George Shipwrecks and Sunken History (Disaster) by Joseph W. Zarzynski,Bob Benway

By Joseph W. Zarzynski,Bob Benway

Lake George is bustling with boaters, swimmers, fishermen and so on, having fun with its scenic, quintessentially Adirondack beaches. however the depths less than cover an entire different world--one of shipwrecks and misplaced historical past. Entombed are remnants of Lake George's vital naval history, equivalent to the mythical Land Tortoise radeau, which sank in 1758. different wrecks contain the steam yacht Ellide and the 1st famed Minne-Ha-Ha. those waters carry secrets and techniques, too, just like the rationalization at the back of the 1926 disappearance of 2 hunters. After years of exploration around the lake's bottomlands, underwater archaeologist Joseph W. Zarzynski and archeological diver Bob Benway current the main fascinating discoveries between greater than 2 hundred recognized shipwreck sites.

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Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson: 15 Instant Boats by Harold H. Payson

By Harold H. Payson

From the said grasp of the “instant boat”—tips, options, and designs for quick-and-easy plywood boatbuilding

Dynamite Payson provides you with a brand new consultant to development 15 intriguing boats from grasp dressmaker Phil Bolger. Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson comprises plans and directions for a multipurpose skiff for sail, oar, and tool; a pirogue for unmarried or double paddle; an enormous pram dinghy; a maneuverable peapod; a protracted, quickly, rowing dory; a rugged outboard-powered paintings skiff; and extra. you'll benefit from the common-sense suggestion, step by step development directions, and pointers on instruments and fabrics that experience made Payson a hero of beginner boatbuilders worldwide.

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