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Q-Ships and Their Story

by Chatterton, E.Keble

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1923
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Very Good
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Second Impression
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London, U.K.: Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd., 1923. Classic text well researched by the author, includes authenticated historical accounts of the various Q-ships' operations, battles, and their commanders and crew during WWI. Over 60 rare illustrations including phtographs, diagrams, charts, etc. 276 pgs. Frontispiece of the Q-sailing ship "Mitchell". Gilt spine and front cover. Prior owner's name on front endpaper. Minor… Read more
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A Maritime Regime for North-East Asia

by Valencia, Mark J

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1996
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As New
Edition
First Edition
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9780195875959
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$237.50

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Text presents a framework for marine regionalism in North-East Asia, formulating a policy for marine environmental protection and fisheries management, including proposed detailed designs for such regimes. 329 pgs. Illustrated.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Farwell's Rules of the Nautical Road: Seventh Edition

by Smith, Richard A

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
Seventh Edition
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9781557507723
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Annapolis,Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1994. Classic updated maritime reference text contains detailed sections on collision regulations and international conformity, lawful lights, head-on encounters in open waters, overtaking and crossing situation in open waters, maritime collision law, law in fog, etc. 400 pgs. Illustrated. Prior owner's name blacked out on top outer edge. Very minimal shelfwear.. Seventh Edition. Hard Cover. Fine.… Read more
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Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1991. Detailed volume includes recent advances in non-linear equasions for ship motions and ship hydrodynamics, small scale dynamics of cavitation inception, development and implementation of multipoint, free-surface measurements, modeling of solitons in Kelvin wakes, Navier-Stokes solutions for propellers, reconnection phenomena for vortex interactions with the free surface, and the inclusion of the hull boundary layer… Read more
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Viking's Wake: Cruising Through Southern Scandinavia

by MacCullagh, Richard J

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London, U.K.: D.Van Nostrand Co. Ltd., 1958. Extraordinary detailed account of the author's post WWII cruising trip through Danish, Swedish, Baltic and North Sea waters, including pilotage notes at the end of each chapter. Lavishly illustrated by the author including 21 black and white photographs, and over 30 drawings and charts. 239 pgs. Photo-frontispiece. Price clipped dustjacket; in mylar. Small… Read more
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Danger Beneath the Waves: A History of the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley

by Kloeppel, James E

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1992
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As New
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First Edition
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9780878440962
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South Carolina: Sandlapper , 1992. Detailed rare text describes the Hunley's design, construction, engineers and operations; including accurate accounts of the two tragic sinkings during training which drowned a majority of its crewmen. 114 pgs. Illustrated. Dustjacket in mylar.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Ships and Waves: Proceedings of the First Conference, Hoboken, N.J. Oct. 1954

by Johnson, Joseph William

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Published
1955
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Good
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First Edition
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Council on Wave Research & Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers , 1955. Text is divided into 4 parts with detailed chapters in each: Theory, Measurement, and Prediction of Wave Motion; Theory of Ship Motion on a Seaway; Laboratory Equipment for Model Tests; and Model and Prototype Observations on Ship Motion. 509 pgs. Illustrated. Label inside front cover, numbers… Read more
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