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Rig M.S North Sea Handbook By North Sea Rig M.S Team
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The Diamond Offshore Rig M.S North Sea specific technical Handbook.
On the North Sea By Matthew R Brackley
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the story of one mans experiences in the north sea in the early 1980's
The North American Sea Ducks By Paul Johnsgard
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The 21 species of sea ducks are one of the larger subgroups (Tribe Mergini) of the waterfowl family Anatidae, and the 16 species (one historically extinct) that are native to North America represent... More > the largest number to be found on any continent. This book is an effort to summarize succinctly our current knowledge of sea duck biology and to provide a convenient survey of the vast technical literature on the group, with over 900 literature references. It includes 90,000 words of text (more than 40 percent of which is new), 15 updated range maps, 31 photographs, over 30 ink drawings, and nearly 150 sketches. Lastly, the North American sea ducks include the now extinct Labrador duck, the only northern hemisphere waterfowl species to have gone extinct in modern times. Considering recent population crashes in other sea ducks, such as the Steller’s eider and spectacled eider, it should also offer a sobering reminder of the fragility of our natural world and its inhabitants, including us.< Less
Under the Sea to the North Pole By Pierre Mael
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Isabelle de Keralio is one of the leaders of an expedition attempting to reach the North Pole by steamship, balloon and submarine. Facing storms, ice, starvation and rampaging polar bears she finally... More > discovers the bizarre, unbelievable secret of the North Pole. Originally published in French in 1893 as "A French Woman at the North Pole" and in English in 1898. Includes the original illustrations.< Less
The Lively Poll: A Tale of the North Sea By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February... More > 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. He was also an accomplished artist, and exhibited some of his water-colours at the Royal Scottish Academy.Ballantyne was born in Edinburgh on 24 April 1825, the ninth of ten children and the youngest son, to Alexander Thomson Ballantyne (1776–1847) and his wife Anne (1786–1855). Alexander was a newspaper editor and printer in the family firm of "Ballantyne & Co" based at Paul's Works on the Canongate, and Robert's uncle James Ballantyne (1772–1833) was the printer for Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. In 1832-33 the family is known to have been living at 20 Fettes Row, in the northern New Town of Edinburgh. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._M._Ballantyne< Less
Helicopters Supporting North Sea oil rigs By Peter Dancey
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Over the years since the oil and gas boom in the North Sea began there has been a number of companies. including BEA, BHI, Bond, and Bristow operating helicopters in support of the industry's... More > offshore operations along with some fixed-wing types. At one time most of the helicopter flights operated out of Sumburgh, in the Shetland Isles. Transporting personnel maintenance men and supplies to oil fields in the North Sea presents one of the most challenging tasks for the helicopter pilots who have to carry out these tasks in what is a very busy area for civil airliners too. Most of the helicopters used including the Bell 212 (the first) the Sikorsky S-61N, Sikorsky S-76 Spirit, SA330 Puma, and SA332L Super Puma have been modified to improve their safety features for this demanding tasks even so, there have been a number of fatalities. This ebook is a breif history of North Sea oil industry helicopter support operations from inception until the present day.< Less
Live from the North Sea and other places By Stuart Vincent
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Stuart has so many offshore Radio Ship stories and as one of the few people to have worked on the Voice of Peace, Radio Caroline and Laser 558. Convinced to write the book he finally has and... More > it’s a fantastic read. If you like me have an interest in how it all worked and what life was like, through the eyes of someone who was there and lived it, you must read this book. I’ve read many of the books published on offshore radio but I learnt new and interesting things in this book. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!< Less
Live from the North Sea and other places By Stuart Vincent
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Stuart has so many stories and as one of the few people to have worked Radio Ships such as on the Voice of Peace, Radio Caroline and Laser 558. Finally convinced to write the book, here it is and ... More > it’s a fantastic read. If you like me have an interest in how it all worked and what life was like, through the eyes of someone who was there and lived it, you must read this book. I’ve read many of the books published on offshore radio but I learnt new and interesting things in this book. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!< Less
Live from the North Sea and Other Places By Stuart Vincent
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Stuart has so many stories and as one of the few people to have worked on Offshore Radio Stations as an Engineer and DJ, such as the Voice of Peace, Radio Caroline and Laser 558. Finally convinced to... More > write a book he now has, and it’s a fantastic read. If you like me have an interest in how it all worked and what life was like, through the eyes of someone who was there and lived it, you must read this book. I’ve read many of the books published on offshore radio but I learnt new and interesting things in this book. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Stuart Davies. Managing Editor, Heart Kent and Sussex.< Less
north star By Stephanie Freese, Dolly Sickles
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When the North star leaves her place in the sky to have a winter adventure, a sea captain can no longer navigate safely home to his family.