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A Nice Quiet Life by Alfred H Burlinson
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Rob Chicken. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is the life story of my grandfather. He was an Engineer, and Engineering Officer in the Merchant Navy, from 1908 to 1945. The book describes a lifetime of adventure, the hardship and joy on all of the different ships he sailed. From grand liners to rusty hulks, he survived two world wars, the depression of the nineteen thirties, and even took his family with him to sea.
The Last Boomer Rides On by Sandifeet
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(4.00 from 1 review)
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 by Barry Pomeroy
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.
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 by Progressive Management
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.
Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy) by Ian M Malcolm
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.
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 by Progressive Management
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 by Maria Staal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: Dutch. Published: November 13, 2011 by FTK Publishing. 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?
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains by Dennis Powers
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.”
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 by Progressive Management
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.
Captain Courageous: My True Story by Neljo LLC
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.