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Ships & boats: general interest books

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The Aberdeen Line George Thompson Jnr's Incomparable Shipping Enterprise by Peter King The Aberdeen Line George Thompson Jnr's Incomparable Shipping Enterprise

Founded in 1825 by the 21-year-old George Thompson Jnr, the Aberdeen Line developed over 100 years into one of the best-respected shipping lines in Britain. Here Peter King seeks to bring this once prominent shipping line's history to light once...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Unseen Olympic The Ship in Rare Illustrations by Patrick Mylon The Unseen Olympic The Ship in Rare Illustrations

Packed with stunning postcards and photographs from author Patrick Mylon's unrivalled collection, this sumptuous book is the definitive `unseen' history of this grand ocean liner.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

TO SAIL NO MORE IN COLOUR by TO SAIL NO MORE IN COLOUR


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Fotoflite Files Volume 1: Royal Navy Warships by The Fotoflite Files Volume 1: Royal Navy Warships


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Wartime Standard Ships by Nick Robins Wartime Standard Ships

The remarkable story of the building of thousands of standard merchant ships in two World Wars
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Fiberglass Boat Restoration The Project Planning Guide by Wayne Canning Fiberglass Boat Restoration The Project Planning Guide

There are tens of thousands of older fiberglass boats available, sitting in backyards ready to fix and get out on the water-at a fraction of the cost of buying a new oneThere is no book available to guide a novice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration by Chris Frame, Rachelle Cross QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration
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With stories from captains, crew and passengers, and an unparalleled collection of photographs, Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross bring the majestic QE2 to life in this commemorative tribute.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration by Chris Frame, Rachelle Cross QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration
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With stories from captains, crew and passengers, and an unparalleled collection of photographs, Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross bring the majestic QE2 to life in this commemorative tribute.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Coming Soon

Titanic A Journey Through Time by Charles A. Haas, Jack Eaton Titanic A Journey Through Time
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Fully updated with recent developments in Titanic's on-going story, this superlative book is the result of many years of painstaking historical research on three continents and is an essential reference work for all those who have found the continuing saga...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Ships The History and Specifications of 300 World-Famous Ships by Chris Bishop Ships The History and Specifications of 300 World-Famous Ships


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2017

Swansea Docks in the 1960s by Mark Lee Inman Swansea Docks in the 1960s

A nostalgic look back at Swansea's docks in the 1960s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Life and Death on Little Ross The Story of an Island, a Lighthouse and its Keepers by David R. Collin Life and Death on Little Ross The Story of an Island, a Lighthouse and its Keepers

A tale of 117 years of devotion to duty, peacefulness and calm, disrupted forever by a day of inexplicable violence. It also tells of a community's battle to have a lighthouse built and includes extracts from a lighthouse keeper's detailed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Diving for Treasure by Vic Verlinden, Stefan Panis Diving for Treasure
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A dangerous quest for gold and treasures of art in shipwrecks.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines Features 1300 Wartime and Modern Identification Photographs: a History of Destroyers, Frigates and Underwater Vessels from Around the World, by Bernard Ireland, John Parker The World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines Features 1300 Wartime and Modern Identification Photographs: a History of Destroyers, Frigates and Underwater Vessels from Around the World,
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Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two World Wars and the Cold War, all the way to the incredible machines of the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

QM2: A Photographic Journey by Chris Frame, Rachelle Cross QM2: A Photographic Journey
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QM2: A Photographic Journey allows the reader to experience this unique vessel from the comfort of their own home, with numerous photographs of each of QM2's public rooms as well as stunning exterior shots and behind the scenes access. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Cunard Cruise Ships by Ian Collard Cunard Cruise Ships

Ian Collard looks at the cruise ships of the iconic Cunard line.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Ships That Came to the Pool of London From the Roman Galley to HMS Belfast by Nick Robins The Ships That Came to the Pool of London From the Roman Galley to HMS Belfast

Nick Robins explores the ships that came to the Pool of London throughout history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The First Atlantic Liner Brunel's Great Western Steamship by Helen Doe, Colin (Chairman, SS Great Britain Trust) Green The First Atlantic Liner Brunel's Great Western Steamship
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The first ever history of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's forgotten first ship, the SS Great Western, the fastest and largest Atlantic Steamship of its day.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Rochester to Richmond A Thames Estuary Sailor's View by Nick Ardley Rochester to Richmond A Thames Estuary Sailor's View

Nick Ardley, an eccentric anachronism from a simpler age, sails his clinker sloop between Rochester and Richmond to look at a century of change. The acrid-belching chimneys have evaporated, refineries closed, but the banks remain alive. He dips and dabbles...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Fishing Boats Story by Mike Smylie The Fishing Boats Story

The history of fishing boats
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

HMS Warrior Owners' Workshop Manual 1861 to Date by Richard May HMS Warrior Owners' Workshop Manual 1861 to Date

Designed and built to challenge an aggressive French shipbuilding programme in the late 1850s, when commissioned the 40-gun steam-powered ironclad HMS Warrior was the largest warship in the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Shipwrecks of the P&O Line by Sam Warwick, Mike Roussel Shipwrecks of the P&O Line
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Shipwrecks of the P&O Line
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

The Lifeboat Service in England: The North West and Isle of Man Station by Station by Nicholas Leach The Lifeboat Service in England: The North West and Isle of Man Station by Station

Explores the lifeboat stations of the north-west of England and the Isle of Man.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

PS Kingswear Castle A Personal Tribute by John Megoran PS Kingswear Castle A Personal Tribute

Former skipper John Megoran shares his archive of images of Kingswear Castle
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Brilliant Beacons A History of the American Lighthouse by Eric Jay Dolin Brilliant Beacons A History of the American Lighthouse

What Moby-Dick is to whales, Brilliant Beacons is to lighthouses-a transformative account of a familiar yet mystical subject. -Laurence Bergreen, author of Columbus: The Four Voyages
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2017

Giants of the Clyde The Great Ships and the Great Yards by Robert Jeffrey Giants of the Clyde The Great Ships and the Great Yards

This is the fascinating, often turbulent, story of a great river, its great ships and the folk who built them.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

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