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Ships and the sea

a chronological review
  • 240 Pages
  • 1.60 MB
  • English
Crowell , [New York]
Ships -- History, Navigation -- History, Shipping -- Hi
Statementby Duncan Haws.
LC ClassificationsVM15 .H33 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5192699M
ISBN 100690009682
LC Control Number75013686

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Ships was released simultaneously with The Sea Devils (), a book on the sahuagin, as well as three related "Monstrous Arcana" adventures: Evil Tide (), Night of the Shark (), and Sea of Blood ().

These four sahuagin books, with their underwater focus, form a nice (and purposeful) complement to Ships/5(7). A book on the maritime history of Seychelles and the Indian Ocean with chapters on pirates and shipwrecks is now available.

Entitled ‘Seychelles, Ships and the Sea,’ the hardback historical work which is on sale in local bookshops at SCR ($29) was launched last week. Books shelved as ships-and-shipwrecks: In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick, Batavia's Graveyard: The True.

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Men, ships, and the sea. Man learns to sail. Man's first brave ventures on the water ; On the Nile and the Mediterranean ; Athenians beat Xerxes at Salamis ; Diving to a Greek ship wrecked 2, years ago ; The Arab dhow ; The Chinese junk ; Vikings and the longships, scourge of northern seas ; Medieval mariners and the ships they built A ship or any ocean vehicle or structure is exposed to the marine environment, which is complicated and often hostile environment.

This chapter gives a general insight into the physical features of the marine environment. Environmental forces at sea come from wind, seaway, current, tidal waves, and waves from earthquakes (tsunamis).

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The Silver Ship and the Sea is the first book in a series. Much of this book is based on primary source material: diaries, letters, and ship's logs.

On her maiden voyage inthe clipper ship Flying Cloud, carrying valuable cargo and 11 passengers, sailed from New York to San Francisco around the tip of South America. The ship made mile trip in 89 days, 21 hours, a remarkable speed. The book is split into two, first a trip from UK to USA via the Suez canal on board a giant of a ship carrying an incredible amount of weight, the crew are neat and tidy, the ship in pretty good condition and a nice automated system for loading/unloading/5.

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Description: pages: illustrations ; 31 cm: Contents: Primitive craft of the world --The first known ship and shipbuilding illustrations --The Phoenician traders --Nile River craft --Early warships --Biremes and triremes --Lex Rhodia --The Battle of Salamis --Syracusa --Teh Battle of Actium --Roman warships and.

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