Ships & boats: general interest

    Wartime Standard Ships

    By Nick Robins

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    The remarkable story of the building of thousands of standard merchant ships in two World Wars

    Fiberglass Boat Restoration: The Project Planning Guide

    By Wayne Canning

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    How to select a boat, plan your project, finish the job, and actually head for the water. Over the past thirty to forty years boat builders, large and small, have produced tens of thousands of fiberglass boats. Many now sit abandoned, waiting for some tender care to get back on...

    Barges & Bread

    By Di Murrell

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    QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration slipcase

    By Chris Frame

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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.

    QM2: A Photographic Journey

    By Chris Frame

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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 revised edition has been extensively updated to reflect the 2016...

    Ships That Came to the Pool of London

    By Nick Robins

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    Nick Robins explores the ships that came to the Pool of London throughout history.

    First Atlantic Liner

    By Helen Doe

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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.

    Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition

    By Gillian Hutchinson

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    In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage - the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition was expected to complete its mission within three years and return home in triumph but the two ships, HMS Erebus...

    Rochester to Richmond: A Thames Estuary Sailor\'s View

    By Nick Ardley

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    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 along the way, exploring salt marshes, graves, industrial ruins, and...

    Fishing Boats Story

    By Mike Smylie

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    The history of fishing boats

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