History of Ships

History of Ships

by Bernard Ireland (Author)

Synopsis

This is an account of humanity's progression from the first dug-out canoe to the great ocean liners and modern warships of the modern age. It provides biographies of great names in naval history, plans of famous ships down the ages, and traces developments in construction materials. Historic voyages of Cook and Columbus are also described and their significance examined, and the future of ships in the nuclear age is discussed.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publisher: Hamlyn
Published: 15 Sep 1999

ISBN 10: 0600595900
ISBN 13: 9780600595908

Author Bio
Bernard Ireland is the author of over 20 books on various aspects of naval and marine technology, together with major contributions on numerous partworks and journals.