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The Last Boomer Rides On
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Richard Whitehouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
A book without war or violence, written by an older fun loving lady. An adventure on 2 continents and oceans with some sex when the wrinkles of age are forgotten. A lesson in how to have fun, enjoy life seeing the world on some very different forms of transport including a passage on a container ship that passes through the Panama Canal. Some naughty words and lots of photos are included.
Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.
BLUE
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Photobook
U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation System: Overview and Priorities for Action 2013 - Climate Change Sea Ice Loss, Ecology, Ports, Hydrographic Surveys, Mapping, Navigation, Icebreaking, SAR
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Growth in human use of the Arctic illustrates the need, in both the short and longer term, for a more robust MTS infrastructure, whether for energy development, spill response, search and rescue, indigenous and environmental protections, or maritime law enforcement.
Inexpensive Subs: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
A cubic design to make submarines cheaper to build. Some thoughts on construction, safety and uses proposed. This is basically a cargo submarine but with aircraft carrier potential.
The Titanic Mystery - A Complete Account with Newspaper Clippings, Descriptions, Photos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Mystery of the Titanic - A Complete Account With Photos, Newspaper Clippings, & Description. Titanic 100 years: April 15, 1912 to April 15, 2012 NOTE: Edition 2.0 had enlarged all photos and newspaper clippings to make the book more friendly for everyone! Also tables adjusted so that you can see them clearly now! Thank you!
Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)
Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
After a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea on the old Blue Funnel ship Atreus which carries Muslim pilgrims to Jeddah on the homeward passage.
Refits, More Ways to Make Your Boat Better.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Six chapters including marine refrigeration, hard stand haul out, refitting in Thailand, engine vibration problems, accessing components on board and mistakes made by builders we have to live with. Non technical and easily understood with a few laughs to make this a fun and informative read.
How to Select and Buy a Cruising Boat at Home or Offshore.
Series: Cruising Boats, How to Select, Equip and Maintain. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Outlines the selection and purchase of cruising sailing boats with particular detail on purchasing from the USA. Includes checklists for boat inspections, discussion on vessel types, tax, formalities and importation methods. A light hearted but factual read as amusing as it is informative.
Life on a Coastal Tug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Pleasure boaters will frequently see tugs and ships, but were they anything other than a moving blip on the seascape to the observer? I have worked on coastal tugs for over thirty years and I can tell you that it's not just a skill and a job, but an entire way of life. This book gives an idea as to what daily life is like on a commercial, sea going tugboat.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Manual Volume One, Marine Safety Program, Environmental Response, Commercial Vessel Safety, Boating Safety
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,530. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) manual covers the basics of the marine safety program including boating safety, commercial vessel safety, environmental response, and more.
Tussen containers en tijdzones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
'Tussen containers en tijdzones' is het verhaal van het leven aan boord van een vrachtschip waar het avontuur nooit ver weg is. In dit onderhoudende reisverhaal kijkt de schrijver terug op haar avonturen op het containerschip Serenity River. Een ongewone reis in een wereld die meestal onzichtbaar blijft. Maar wat gebeurt er als er midden op de Atlantische Oceaan plotseling een orkaan opsteekt?
Bon Voyage! Cruisin' Along for the 1st Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Our goal here is simple: To help introduce you to the cruising experience, from when you make the decision to take a cruise to choosing one, to booking it (and airfare if needed), and then making the most of your vacation while on it. We will provide you with enough SPECIFIC, proven money-saving tips in the booking process alone to save you at least fifty times the cost of this booklet.
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”
More Stories of Time Zones and Containers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(5.00 from 1 review)
A chemical spill out of a container and a collision with another ship. The adventures of life on the high seas continue in 'More Stories of Time Zones and Containers'. A collection of 16 untold short stories 'More Stories' is a fitting sequel to 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day'. The authors recalls further adventures on board some large container ships that travel the world.
Titanic, A Search For Answers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Good for casual Titanic readers and fans. An introduction to the ship, its sinking, and the controversies surrounding the ship to this day.
21st Century Essential Guide to Navy Submarines: Past, Present, and Future of the Sub Fleet, History, Technology, Ship Information, Pioneers, Cold War, Nuclear Attack, Ballistic, Guided Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,720. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook presents a magnificent compilation of authoritative U.S. Navy documents on the past, present, and future of America's submarine fleet.
Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,760. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deadly pirate attacks and a near collision with an oil tanker are just two of the dangers faced by the crews of today's container ships. 'Time Zones, Containers and Three Square Meals a Day', is the story of life on the high seas, where real adventures still exist. The author recounts her adventures on the container ship Serenity River in this entertaining narrative travelogue.
Captain Courageous: My True Story
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Captain Courageous is the autobiography of Martin Skylark, also known as “Captain Sky”: An intrepid ship’s captain who cheated death many times. He survived shipwrecks, typhoons, tsunamis and pirate attacks. He had a girl in every port and danger as a constant companion.