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  • Brunel’s Great Western Steamship by Helen Doe The Great Western is the least known of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s three ships, being overshadowed by the later careers of the Great Britain and the Great Eastern. However, the Great Western was the first great success, confounding the critics to be the fastest ship to steam continuously across the Atlantic. By 1826, steam...
  • The Great British Merchant Navy This, one of the best and important DVDs Snowbow have ever produced, is 75 mins of fascinating viewing. It takes the viewer back to the early 20th century, to tell the story of our, once great, shipping industry and Merchant Navy, when they were the biggest and best in the whole world. The majority of...
  • by Conrad Waters Now moving into its second decade, The Seaforth World Naval Review 2020 provides an affordable yet authoritative summary of global naval developments over the past twelve months. Regional surveys of fleet evolution and procurement by editor Conrad Waters are supplemented by in-depth articles from a range of subject experts focusing on significant new warships, technological advances and...
  • Knight’s Cross Holders 1939 – 1945 by Jeremy Dixon The Knight’s Cross (Ritterkruez) was one of the highest decorations given for extreme acts of valour to all ranks of the German armed forces during the Second World War. Few awards captured the respect and admiration of the German public as the Knight’s Cross – it was the greatest honour one...
  • 1913 – 1975 by Nick Robins Although there have been a number of fleet lists published for Coast Lines Limited in recent years, an accurate account of the company’s activities has not previously been recorded. The history of Coast Lines is complicated by its evolving relationship with its owners until the mid-1930s, and with its various subsidiary companies throughout its...
  • From Mutiny to Scapa Flow by Nicholas Jellicoe On 21 June 1919, the ships of the German High Seas Fleet – interned at Scapa Flow since the Armistice – began to founder taking their British custodians completely by surprise. In breach of agreed terms, the fleet dramatically scuttled itself in a well-planned operation that consigned nearly half a million tons...
  • The Man Who Discovered Antarctica
    Captain Cook claimed the honour of being the first man to sail into the Antarctic Ocean in 1773, which he then circumnavigated the following year. Cook, though, did not see any land, and he declared that there was no such thing as the Southern Continent. Fifty years later, an Irishman who had been impressed into the Royal Navy at the...
  • Sixty Years of Paddle Steamer Preservation
    The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society was founded in 1959 at a time when this familiar and much-loved class of ship was in steep decline and faced possible extinction. Now, 60 years on, this fascinating book records the previously untold history of one of Britain’s oldest and most successful maritime preservation societies; one which has succeeded in saving not one but...
  • South Wales Tugs
    Tugs are workhorses of the maritime world. Their main work is shiphandling, but they have many other roles too. They are popular with enthusiasts and with the general public. In this book, the author takes a close look at tugs in the South Wales ports of Swansea, Port Talbot, Barry, Cardiff and Newport. He follows the changes as tug ownership...
  • LEITH-BUILT SHIPS
    This well researched book is a testimony to the skill of the men who built the ships and to the many men and women who may have sailed or served on them. This history is brought together in vol 1 of a three-volume series about the almost-forgotten part that Leith played in our great maritime heritage and is the culmination...
  • United States Navy Submarines 1900-2019 (Images of War)
    In 1900 the US Navy took into its first submarine, the Holland VI, into service. With a single torpedo tube, it had a crew of six, weighed 82 tons and travelled submerged at 6.2mph at a depth of up to 75 feet. Contrast this to the 18 Ohio Class nuclearpowered submarines which entered service in 1981. Weighing 21,000 tons with...
  • Sea Breezes - Kinnaird Head Lighthouse
    KINNAIRD HEAD LIGHTHOUSE by Michael A W Strachan An Illustrated History The Kinnaird Head Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located on Kinnaird Head, in Fraserburgh, Scotland and is the only lighthouse in the world to be built into a castle. The original light was established by Thomas Smith in 1787 and was the most powerful light of its time. The...
  • Sea Breezes - From Scapa to Jutland
    Product Description: FROM SCAPA TO JUTLAND by John Allison The Story of HMS “Caroline” at War From 1914-1917 Amid the twists and turns of her survival to this day, the story of the light cruiser HMS Caroline spans a century and more. This book focuses on her early career, the role she played as just one of many components making...
  • Sea Breezes - Britains Last Paddle Steamers and the People Who Saved Them
    BRITAIN’S LAST PADDLE STEAMERS & THE PEOPLE WHO SAVED THEM Written & Produced by David Ellery Marking 60 Years of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society A brand new broadcast quality documentary film on DVD looking at the huge achievements of the PSPS since its formation and the challenges faced along the way. Featuring previously unseen archive footage from the PSPS...
  • Sea Breezes - Sealink British Ferries
    SEALINK BRITISH FERRIES by Ian Collard Sealink’s antecedents go back to the packet boats of the days before steam. The invention of the steam engine greatly assisted the development of the railways and led to the growth of the packet boats. The private railway companies recognised the need for an integrated transport system which included operating services across the sea...
  • Sea Breezes - SSS Great Britain
    SS “GREAT BRITAIN” by Helen Doe Brunel’s Ship, Her Voyages, Passengers and Crew Experimental and controversial at the time, SS Great Britain led the way for iron shipbuilding and screw propulsion. This book charts the ship’s brilliant design and construction, and the tribulations of her owners as they battled financial crises to turn Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s vision into reality. Author,...
  • Sea Breezes - Sea Breezes 2020 Diary
    SeaBreezes 2020 Pocket Organiser Diary Soft leather feel cover, week-to-week view layout, International holidays, dialling codes, world time zone map and address and phone number section.
    £5.99
  • Sea Breezes - A Marine Artists Portfolio
    Product Description: A MARINE ARTIST’S PORTFOLIO by Susanne Fournais Grube The Nautical Paintings of Susanne Fournais Susanne Fournaise Grube is a well-known and respected marine artist from Denmark and has been painting marine scenes for over thirty years, during which time, she has produced a large portfolio of material, not only depicting ships and small craft, but also the architecture...
  • Sea Breezes - Invasion
    INVASION! by Scott Addington D-Day & Operation Overlord in One Hundred MomentsOperation “Overlord” saw the largest invasion fleet ever assembled, before or since, landing 156,000 Allied troops on five beach-heads on D-Day 6 June 1944. This pockedsized book takes a look at 100 decisive moments surrounding this key date. The moments are mixed and varied, from the payment the British...
  • Sea Breezes - Shetland and the Greenland Whaling00 Objects
    Product Description: SHETLAND AND THE GREENLAND WHALING by Adrian Duncan For almost 150 years, from the mid-18th century, the annual “Greenland time” was a major event in Shetland. This was when the whale ships arrived to recruit their crews in Lerwick and Baltasound and old hands and “green” young hopefuls signed up for arduous voyages into Arctic waters after the...
  • Sea Breezes - The Fleet Air Arm and Royal Naval Air Services in 100 Objects
    THE FLEET AIR ARM AND ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE IN 100 OBJECTS by David Morris A Research Fellow at Bournemouth University and a regular lecturer, author, David Morris has a keen interest in mechanical objects and rural history. And here, drawing on 100 fascinating objects, he presents an engaging history of the fleet air arm and Royal Naval air service....
  • Sea Breezes - ECDIS
    ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping, 2019 Edition This 2019 edition of ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping provides best practice techniques and guidance on the use of ECDIS. It includes clear explanations of the configuration of ECDIS settings and the four stages of route planning using the APEM method set out in IMO Resolution A.893(21) (appraisal, planning, execution and monitoring). The...
  • Sea Breezes - Operation Sealion
    The Invasion of England 1940 by Peter Schenk Author, Peter Schenk is a member of Berlin’s Groener Group and this detailed book is a result of the months researching Operation Sealion at Freiburg’s Military Archives. It is hard to believe that, in the summer of 1940, neither the Allies nor the Axis powers had any experience of large amphibious operations....
  • Sea Breezes - The Sea Takes no Prisoners
    Stories from the Men & Ships of the Royal Navy in the Second World War by Edmund S Wong Growing up in San Francisco, the author, a US Navy veteran, was captivated by the images of sailors in uniform and of great grey ships steaming beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. This, no doubt, inspired compiling this fascinating book that features...