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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Ships' Bilge Pumps: A History of Their Development, 1500-1900.   

Maritime Sector, Institutions, and Sea Power of Premodern China

Gang Deng - Business & Economics - 1999 - 289 pages
Challenging the stereotype of premodern China as an agricultural nation, this book examines the development of the maritime sector, maritime institutions, and sea power in the ...
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Sailors to the End

Gregory A. Freeman - History - 2009 - 336 pages
The aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a rocket into an aircraft occupied by pilot John ...
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Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns

L. G. Carr Laughton - Transportation - 2012 - 352 pages
A well-illustrated look at shipboard ornamentation through the ages — from charging ram heads on ancient Greek and Roman war-galleys, saints on horseback, and allegorical ...
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The Legend of the Golden Boat: Regulation, Trade and Traders in the ...

Andrew Walker - Business & Economics - 1999 - 232 pages
Based on extensive travel in the upper Mekong hinterland, this volume is a fascinating account of the lives of the transport operators, traders, entrepreneurs, and government ...
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Ship Stability: Notes and Examples: Notes and Examples

Bryan Barrass - Technology & Engineering - 2000 - 160 pages
The Kemp and Young series provides a general introduction to a number of subject areas in a style that will be ideally suited for those wishing to learn more. The concise ...
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Great Lakes Shipwrecks & Survivals

William Ratigan - History - 1977 - 384 pages
Book 1. Lost in Lake Michigan -- 1. Full many a midnight ship -- 2. Stage setting for sudden death -- 3. Letters of doom -- 4. Headed for the bottom -- 5. Broken in half -- 6 ...
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Story of the Paddle Steamer

Bernard Dumpleton - Transportation - 2002 - 208 pages
The paddle steamer holds a unique place in the history of maritime engineering. When the engineers of the early nineteenth century experimented with steamboats they chose the ...
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Unsinkable: The Full Story of the RMS Titanic

Daniel Allen Butler - Transportation - 1998 - 292 pages
Describes the construction and maiden voyage of the "unsinkable" Titanic, which sank after colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic in April 1912.
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Gunboat on the Yangtze: The Diary of Captain Glenn F. Howell of the USS ...

Glenn F. Howell - History - 2002 - 198 pages
Captain Glenn F. Howell kept a detailed account of his activities in China for 62 years. His journals now make up 202 leather-bound volumes--one of the largest sources in ...
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Ship Stability for Masters and Mates

Capt D R Derrett, Bryan Barrass - Transportation - 1999 - 447 pages
This well-established textbook has been fully reviewed and updated by a new author to ensure a modern coverage of the contents in depth. A new unique introduction has been ...
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