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  • 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...
              • Sea Breezes - Transatlantic Liners
                Great Passenger Ships That Never Were by David L Williams and Richard P De Kerbrech Since the end of the nineteenth century, there has been a stunning succession of transatlantic liners, from the White Star Line’s Oceanic of 1899 to the Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 of 2004. These floating palaces often contained luxurious staterooms, ballrooms and lounges for the...
                • Sea Breezes - Shiphandling
                  Passenger Ships Without Tugs by Captain Nick Nash, Master Mariner, FRGS, FRIN, FNI Captain Nick Nash shares his extensive knowledge and experience gained from over 14 years in command of cruise ships. The 361-page book covers the ‘mechanics’ of handling a large cruise ship and has primarily been written to help aspiring cruise ship captains to master the art. However,...
                  • Sea Breezes - Great Passenger Ships That Never Were
                    Great Passenger Ships That Never Were by David L Williams and Richard P De Kerbrech This book is a completely revised and updated version of Damned by Destiny (Teredo Books, 1982), a comprehensive account of the large passenger ships that, for one reason or another, never entered commercial service. Some never made it off the drawing board or out of...
                    • Sea Breezes - Transatlantic Liners 1950 1970
                      Transatlantic Liners 1950 - 1970 by William H Miller This book is a glorious reference of a grand, but bygone age to those passenger ships, large and small, that crossed the Atlantic. There were the likes of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, SS United States, Caronia, Andrea Doria, but also smaller, less memorable ships such as the Noordam, Paryhia...
                      • Sea Breezes - Memoirs of a Seafarer
                        by Ian Tew Aged just seven, author, Ian Tew, had learnt to sail and by his eighth birthday, he became the owner of a yellow sailing dinghy named Titwillow. It marked the beginning of what was to be a life at sea. After attending the Pangbourne Nautical College, which was an ominous experience, Ian left his seafaring family to join...
                        • Sea Breezes - Cutty Sark
                          The Last of the Tea Clippers by Eric Kentley During her working life, Cutty Sark was famous as one of the fastest clippers ever built. Perhaps even more remarkable than her distinguished career, is her survival for a century and a half – thanks to both painstaking restoration and an unflagging interest in her story. This updated and expanded edition...
                          • Sea Breezes - Trip Out
                            2019/20 by Geoffrey Hamer This guide lists all kinds of ferry services and pleasure cruises available around the coasts and on the inland waterways of the British Isles. Over nine hundred vessels are listed, including car ferries, fast catamarans, local pleasure boats, historic steam ships and horse-drawn canal boats. The vessels are as varied as the trips they offer. They...
                            • Sea Breezes - Ships of the Chester River
                              Shipbuilding on the Dee from Chester to the Point of Ayr 1800 – 1942 by Richard Martin This fascinating and well-researched book is the history of more than 600 vessels that were launched after 1800 in the Dee estuary, in Chester and north Wales, and the families and companies that built them. Although the industry on the Dee was not...
                              • Sea Breezes - Hard Down Hard Down
                                The Life and Times of Captain John Isbester from Shetland by Captain Jack Isbester This entertaining book describes the eventful life of a Shetland man in pursuit of his ambitions – to reach the top in his profession, to find a wife, to cherish a family, to do his job well and to be respected by his peers. Extracts from...
                                • Sea Breezes - First Aid at Sea
                                  by Douglas Justins & Colin Berry This fully updated new edition of First Aid at Sea provides an easy-to-access instant guide to emergency first aid for all seafarers. Included is a simple colour-coded thumb index of emergencies for quick reference, concise descriptions of medical conditions and prioritised list of treatments. To withstand use at sea, the book is ring bound...
                                  • Sea Breezes - The Great Scuttle
                                    The End of the German High Seas Fleet: Witnessing History by David Meara (Author) The scuttling of the German fleet took place at the Royal Navy’s base at Scapa Flow, in Scotland, after the First World War. The High Seas Fleet was interned there under the terms of the Armistice whilst negotiations took place over the fate of the ships....
                                    • Sea Breezes - Shipbuilding in Britain
                                      by Fred M Walker Shipbuilding in one of the oldest and greatest industries of the UK. Not surprising for an island nation with a lengthy coastline and in which few people live more than 50 miles from the sea. In particular, Sunderland has produced fine ships on the River Wear for more than 800 years. In 1913, the shipyards of...
                                      • Sea Breezes - Crabbgate
                                        by John Bevan Lionel Kenneth Phillip Crabb, OBE, GM, known as ‘Buster Crabb’ was a British Royal Navy frogman and MI6 diver who vanished during a reconnaissance mission around a Soviet cruiser berthed at Portsmouth Dockyard in 1956. An official cover-up soon ensued and a plethora of conspiracy theories to what happened to Commander Crabb were born. This book is...
                                        • Sea Breezes - Dreadnoughts
                                          An Illustrated History by Gerald Toghill Often described as ‘the ship that shook the world’, Dreadnought’s entry into service in 1906 represented such an advance in naval technology that its name came to be associated with an entire generation of battleships, the “dreadnoughts”, as well as the class of ships named after it. Admiral Sir John “Jacky” Fisher, First Sea...
                                          • Sea Breezes - Archies Lights
                                            The Life and Times of a Scottish Lightkeeper by Archie MacEachern & Anne MacEachern Having been born into a lighthouse family, Archie MacEachern was familiar with the demands of being a keeper. His grandfather was the first MacEachern to join the service of the Northern Lighthouse Board. Over the years, Archie’s stories have gripped listeners of all ages and have...
                                            • Sea Breezes - The Port of Southampton
                                              by Ian Collard Southampton is one of Britain’s busiest ports with facilities to handle virtually every type of cargo. Its natural deep-water harbour and unique double tide allow unrestricted access for large vessels to berth. As a port, its roots can be traced back as far as 1843 when the first dock was inaugurated. In this book, Ian Collard unearths...
                                              • Sea Breezes - The Heyday of Thames Pleasure Steamers
                                                by Andrew Gladwell The sight of a splendid looking pleasure steamer arriving at a seaside resort and disembarking hundreds of happy day trippers is a sight few would remember now. But just half a century ago, the fleet of Eagle Steamers were as much a part of Margate, Southend, Clacton and Ramsgate as were the famous amusement parks such as...
                                                • Sea Breezes - Reeds Weather Handbook
                                                  2nd edition by Frank Singleton Weather determines when we sail, where we sail to and whether we arrive safely. This essential pocket-sized guide equips the reader with all the necessary tools to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions, whether on a day trip or a longer cruise, along the coast or further offshore. Each topic is broken...