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BERGEN'S LOCAL SHIPPING SERVICES 1839 TO 1989 By MIKE BENT
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The Norwegian local steamer, for those whose livelihood depended on her, was far more than a mere conveyance. She became an institution, part of late 19th and early 20th century folklore, and an... More > integral element of everyday life. This book, first published in 1989, is the saga of how, over 150 years a remarkable transport system, perhaps without parallel anywhere else in the world in terms of extent and complexity, evolved in western Norway, from the days of the pioneer steamship owners to the era of car ferries and express-boats.< Less
BERGEN'S LOCAL SHIPPING SERVICES 1839 TO 1989 By MIKE BENT
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The Norwegian local steamer, for those whose livelihood depended on her, was far more than a mere conveyance. She became an institution, part of late 19th and early 20th century folklore, and an... More > integral element of everyday life. This book, first published in 1989, is the saga of how, over 150 years a remarkable transport system, perhaps without parallel anywhere else in the world in terms of extent and complexity, evolved in western Norway, from the days of the pioneer steamship owners to the era of car ferries and express-boats.< Less
Dark Ship By Nicholas Averill
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When a local reporter inadvertently photographs bloodstains on a luxury yacht in Penzance Harbor, it is revealed that it had been found drifting lifelessly in the Atlantic. This discovery quickly... More > captures the imagination of the national press. In response, Revenue and Customs agent, Simon Jenkins is called to the Royal Naval Base in Portsmouth to meet with Vice Admiral Wilkinson. The meeting reveals a shocking secret that turns Simon’s world upside down as he finds himself leading the reformed Preventive Service. Teamed up with ‘smuggler-turned-coast guard’ Michael Williams, the pair are propelled into a dangerous investigation that unearths ghosts from Michael’s past and leads them on a deadly chase that questions their own morality.< Less
Dark Ship By Nicholas Averill
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When a local reporter inadvertently photographs bloodstains on a luxury yacht in Penzance Harbor, it is revealed that it had been found drifting lifelessly in the Atlantic. This discovery quickly... More > captures the imagination of the national press. In response, Revenue and Customs agent, Simon Jenkins is called to the Royal Naval Base in Portsmouth to meet with Vice Admiral Wilkinson. The meeting reveals a shocking secret that turns Simon’s world upside down as he finds himself leading the reformed Preventive Service. Teamed up with ‘smuggler-turned-coast guard’ Michael Williams, the pair are propelled into a dangerous investigation that unearths ghosts from Michael’s past and leads them on a deadly chase that questions their own morality.< Less
Dark Ship Hardback ed By Nicholas Averill
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When a local reporter inadvertently photographs bloodstains on a luxury yacht in Penzance Harbor, it is revealed that it had been found drifting lifelessly in the Atlantic. This discovery quickly... More > captures the imagination of the national press. In response, Revenue and Customs agent, Simon Jenkins is called to the Royal Naval Base in Portsmouth to meet with Vice Admiral Wilkinson. The meeting reveals a shocking secret that turns Simon’s world upside down as he finds himself leading the reformed Preventive Service. Teamed up with ‘smuggler-turned-coast guard’ Michael Williams, the pair are propelled into a dangerous investigation that unearths ghosts from Michael’s past and leads them on a deadly chase that questions their own morality.< Less
Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon By Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired
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(Paper Back) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering... More > our "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life. If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less
Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon By Jack Robinson, Gysgt., USMC, retired
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(E-Book) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our... More > "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life. If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less
The "People Power" Job Superbook: Book 22. Hospitality - Travel Job Guide (Tourism, Hotel & Restaurant Service) By Tony Kelbrat
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A broad view of the jobs available in the travel industry are as follows: Accommodations - hotels, be & breakfasts, campgrounds, etc. Adventure travel companies. Airlines. Amusement parks. Bus... More > lines. Camps, summer, adult and children. Campgrounds. Car rentals. Casinos. Convention work. Cruise lines. Government tourist board. Las Vegas; Branson, Missouri. Parks, national, state and local. Riverboats. Tour guide. Tour operator. Tour planner, plan a trip then sell it to a tour company. Tourist attractions. Train lines. Travel agent. Travel clubs. Travel photography Travel publications. Travel writer. Try to get a part-time, summer or entry-level job in any of these fields to see if you like it. Many colleges and universities offer degrees in tourism and hospitality. The best book for this information is A Guide To College Programs In Hospitality & Tourism. There are a few travel career books at #910.23 or G155.5 at the library.< Less
THE STAVANGER TO BERGEN NATTRUTE By MIKE BENT
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For over three-quarters of a century, from 1892 until 1974, seven evenings a week, a steamer left Stavanger on the 99-mile voyage up the coast to Bergen, while her opposite number headed southwards... More > through the night from Bergen to Stavanger. Summer and winter, in fair weather and in foul, in wartime and in peace, the Nattrute hardly ever ceased to operate. Scarcely a local route, it was by no means long enough to be grouped among the trunk coastal services, such as the Bergen to Kirkenes Hurtigrute, or the Bergen to Oslo Kystrute. Nattrute steamers were for the most part purpose-built for the service, and offer a fine ilustration of how the design of such vessels evolved over the first half of the twentieth century.< Less
THE STAVANGER TO BERGEN NATTRUTE By MIKE BENT
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For over three-quarters of a century, from 1892 until 1974, seven evenings a week, a steamer left Stavanger on the 99-mile voyage up the coast to Bergen, while her opposite number headed southwards... More > through the night from Bergen to Stavanger. Summer and winter, in fair weather and in foul, in wartime and in peace, the Nattrute hardly ever ceased to operate. Scarcely a local route, it was by no means long enough to be grouped among the trunk coastal services, such as the Bergen to Kirkenes Hurtigrute, or the Bergen to Oslo Kystrute. Nattrute steamers were for the most part purpose-built for the service, and offer a fine ilustration of how the design of such vessels evolved over the first half of the twentieth century.< Less