Britain's Historic Ships PDF ePub eBook

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Britain's Historic Ships free pdf This lavish new volume explores over 50 of our most celebrated and accessible historic ships (including replicas) to illustrate our rich maritime heritage. Divided into the chapters, The Sailing Navy, Merchant Sail, Coastal Sail, Transition from Sail to Steam, Early 20th-Century Navy, Passenger Ships and Coasters, Second World War Navy, Post-War Navy, and Harbour Craft, each section offers a comprehensive history of a vessel's design, construction, active service, restoration and preservation. In addition to the featured entries, an appendix presents all of the necessary contact details and opening times of the core and designated lists of the National Historic Ships Register as applicable.Principal vessels include: Mary Rose, HMS Victory, HMS Trincomalee, SS Great Britain, Cutty Sark, RRS Discovery, HMS Warrior, HMS Belfast, HMY Britannia, HMS Alliance, HMS Cavalier, HMS Plymouth, Oberon class submarines - Ocelot, Onyx and Otus, and Thames barges.This book presents a complete record of over 50 ships, including construction, service history and restoration. It is fully illustrated in colour- specially commissioned photos, plans, drawings. It is ideal for naval and merchant shipping enthusiasts and heritage tourists. The book also includes all vessels listed on the the National Historic Ships Register.

About Paul Brown

Dr Paul Brown is a university lecturer and has been a writer and reviewer of maritime history for many years. His previous books include 'Maritime Portsmouth' (Tempus). He lives in Northampton.

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Author : Paul Brown
Publisher : Conway Maritime Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 June 2009
ISBN : 1844860930
EAN : 9781844860937
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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