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Master's Handbook on Ship's Business

Schiffer Publishing

$59.99

An invaluable aid to masters of ships for more than 30 years. Since the initial publication of the third edition in 2001, many substantive changes have occurred in both the legal and operational environments, affecting seagoing vessels and their crews....

Water Jet Shiphandler's Guide

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

The increasing popularity of water jet?ropelled vessels both in the civilian and military sectors of the maritime industry has outpaced the commonly available and approachable books on these ships. Many mariners who operate these styles of vessels have received training...

Auxiliary Sail Vessel Operations, 2nd Edition

Schiffer Publishing

$35.00

This text has been developedto provide a firm foundation for men and women working toward earning US CoastGuard licenses to operate auxiliary-powered sailing yachts and vessels. Initially created as a course curriculum for classes in sailvessel operations at the Maine...

A Cruise Ship Primer

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

Cruise ships, the largest moving man-made objects, can be almost a quarter-mile long, as tall as a 25-story building, and can be largely self-contained cities of perhaps 8,000 people. With 172 photographs and illustrations, the cruise ship is examined; its...

Watchstanding Guide for the Merchant Officer

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

On a merchant ship it is the watch officer who truly feels the full weight of responsibility for the safety of the vessel. This book not only helps a new watch officer shoulder that responsibility, but also reinforces the knowledge...

Twilight on the Bay

Schiffer Publishing

$29.95

Twilight on the Bay: The Excursion Boat Empire of B. B. Wills tells the story of one man's effort to sail against the tide. In 1934 when Benjamin Bowling Wills purchased a fifty-year-old Hudson River steamboat to bring passengers to...

Counties of Northern Maryland

Schiffer Publishing

$19.95

This second book in the Our Maryland Counties series for elementary school students covers Baltimore, Frederick, Harford, and Carroll counties.The book includes a description of the region's geography, climate, plants and animals, and history. The uniqueness of each county is...

Counties of Central Maryland

Schiffer Publishing

$19.95

The book describes the region's four central counties (Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's), including wildlife, plants, and history. It also details what is unique about each county, such as, government, growth, major towns, natural resources, and places of...

Counties of Southern Maryland

Schiffer Publishing

$19.95

The story of Maryland's three southern counties is really the story of the beginnings of the state itself. On March 25, 1634, the first European settlers came to the area in hopes of finding religious freedom and economic opportunities, led...

Mystery of Mary Surratt

Schiffer Publishing

$9.99

The Mystery of Mary Surratt is a true story about the Maryland woman who was convicted and hanged in 1865 for her alleged part in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. For more than a century, historians have argued about her...

Auxiliary Sail Vessel Operations for the Aspiring Professional Sailor

Schiffer Publishing

$35.00

Initially created as a course curriculum for classes in sail vessel operations at the Maine Maritime Academy, this work has been developed to provide a firm foundation for men and women working toward earning U.S. Coast Guard licenses to operate...

The Cruise Ship Phenomenon in North America

Schiffer Publishing

$36.95

Even taking into account the extraordinarily prosperous economic climate of the late twentieth century, the number of people who now choose a cruise ship vacation is phenomenal. The number of passengers leaving from North American ports leaped from 330,000 in...

Tidewater Time Capsule

Schiffer Publishing

$29.95

Years ago, few people understood the value of the submerged cultural resources beneath the waters of the Chesapeake region. Recently, the search for the region's underwater heritage has been validated and initiated an intensified attempt to study and preserve the...

The Complete Book of Anchoring and Mooring

Schiffer Publishing

$26.99

The Complete Book of Anchoring and Mooring addresses anchoring systems, techniques, and permanent moorings for boats from twelve feet to eighty feet in length. It covers monohulls, multihulls, light displacement sailboats, cruisers, sportfishers, passagemakers, and workboats. In short, it is...

SOLDIERS AT THE DOORSTEP

Schiffer Publishing

$19.95

When it comes to learning about history, simple things can sometimes tell us as much about life during a particular time as great happenings. In the midst of the horrific battles of the Civil War, simple but significant events were...

Counties of Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore

Schiffer Publishing

$19.95

This fourth book in a series about Maryland's counties includes Someret, Dorchester, Worcester, and Wicomico Counties on the Eastern Shore. Written for children in elementary school, the book acquaints readers with the basic facts about the area's history, geography, climate,...

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