The History of the Ship: The Comprehensive Story of Seafaring from the Earliest Times to the Present Day
Richard Woodman's highly successful "The History of the Ship" is re-worked and updated for the first time in an accessible paperback format. Man has used the boat and ship in his struggle to dominate the world around him, accomplishing spectacular feats of courage and exploration, exploitation, trade, communication and destruction.
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THE HISTORY OF THE SHIPUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Coracle, curragh, and carrack, tramp and dreadnought, opium clipper and Scotch boilerships all, and all lovingly detailed in this shrewd encyclopedic history of seafaring (complete with a dash of ... Read full review
The History of the Ship: The Comprehensive Story of Seafaring from the Earliest Times to the Present DayUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Woodman, a mariner, novelist, former navigating officer and commander in the Blue Funnel and Glen Lines, and historian (Arctic Convoys 1941-1945, Trafalgar, 1996), has compiled a history of ships that ... Read full review