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The History of Ships By Bernard Ireland

The History of Ships
by Bernard Ireland

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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.
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The History of Ships by Bernard Ireland

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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About Bernard Ireland


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.

Table of Contents


Hatshepsut to the Hansa league - earliest representations; warships; the battle fleet - warship development to the time of Trafalgar; merchant sail steam; Pax Britannica and the era of the transitional fleets; the pre-dreadnought era to the Washington treaty; cruisers - armoured, protected, unprotected; merchant shipping in the heyday of steam; warship development to 1945; standards to box-boats; fighting fleets - into the nuclear age; tomorrow's ships.

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GOR002694201
The History of Ships by Bernard Ireland
Bernard Ireland
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
1999-09-15
192
0600595900
9780600595908
N/A
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