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Liberty Ship Trip: Steaming West to the Far East By Howard Venezia
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By the author of FIRST TRIP. Set during the Korean War, this novel, LIBERTY SHIP TRIP, continues to bring to the reader the adventures of young Joey Vicenzo. In this novel Joey takes a challenging... More > job in the Engine Room of a reactivated WW II, Liberty Ship. He has to learn the peculiarities of the steam driven, reciprocating engine propelling this ship. He does so… and so will the reader. His romantic forays in ports visited, are another story. It is in this latter realm that we hope he will attain the maturity needed to properly handle unexpectedly arising “adult” issues. In telling this story, the author, HOWARD VENEZIA, knows whereof he speaks. He spent 48 years at sea in both the Navy and the Merchant Marine. He was there!< Less
Liberty Ship Trip: Steaming West To The Far East By Howard Venezia
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By the author of FIRST TRIP. Set during the Korean War, this novel, LIBERTY SHIP TRIP, continues to bring to the reader the adventures of young Joey Vicenzo. In this novel Joey takes a challenging... More > job in the Engine Room of a reactivated WW II, Liberty Ship. He has to learn the peculiarities of the steam driven, reciprocating engine propelling this ship. He does so… and so will the reader. His romantic forays in ports visited, are another story. It is in this latter realm that we hope he will attain the maturity needed to properly handle unexpectedly arising “adult” issues. In telling this story, the author, HOWARD VENEZIA, knows whereof he speaks. He spent 48 years at sea in both the Navy and the Merchant Marine. He was there!< Less
The Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand By Geoff Clark
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This book deals with the collecting of chinaware and silverware used by the USSCo of New Zealand from 1875 - 1975. 188 pages with over 700 images plus nearly 400 close ups. Dating of these chattels... More > can be undertaken by referring to the detailed images and descriptions. Check out the Preview to see 10 selected pages.< Less
Samuel Cunard - The Steam Lion By james duffus
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Samuel Cunard, merchant, ship-owner and entrepreneur was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1787. He was to live 78 fruitful years and would die in London in 1865. He died a baronet at the order of... More > Queen Victoria and he will forever be remembered as "The Steam Lion." He replaced sail with steam on Atlantic crossing ships.< Less
From Sail To Steam By A.T. Mahan
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Throughout history the era when sail gave way to steam is undoubtedly the most significant in terms of change in maritime transportation. In American history one of the most notable events was the... More > Civil War. The career of the author in the United States Navy spanned both of these events and his recollections provide today’s reader with a first hand account of them.< Less
From Sail to Steam By Joycelyn Kucera
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much of the machinery which transmitted power from the boilers to the wheel. All battle experience avouched the probability of disabling injury under such exposure; not more certain, but probably... More > more fatal, than that to spars and sails of sailing-ships. Despite this drawback, paddle wheel men-of-war were being built between 1840 and 1850. Our own navy had of these two large and powerful vessels, sisters, the Missouri and the< Less
Cruise Ship By Francis Kerr Young
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Atlantic passenger liner, RMS Queen of Dalriada, embarks on a short cruise out of Southampton to Lisbon, Las Palmas on Gran Canaria, and Funchal, Madeira. The voyage goes well, if one can discount a... More > bomb threat and a hit man stalking his victim, until the vessel departs from Funchal when an entity from Earth’s distant past imbues a young Scottish engineer’s mind. The consciousness of this Sasquatch or Bigfoot is displeased by the way Man has mismanaged our world. But our globe’s environment in January 1962 is too cold for the creature to set things to right - both with nature and the human race. Sixty years must pass before it will rise like a phoenix out of Saline Bay in the Bailiwick of Guernsey when a former engineroom rating recalls certain happenings on that ill-fated voyage. This novel, a sequel to Hang on a Second!, gives the reader an insight to life aboard merchant ships during the early sixties. Ribald humour, romance, murder, and excitement carry this story along to its conclusion< Less
Cruise Ship By Francis Kerr Young
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Atlantic passenger liner, RMS Queen of Dalriada, embarks on a short cruise out of Southampton to Lisbon, Las Palmas on Gran Canaria, and Funchal, Madeira. The voyage goes well, if one can discount a... More > bomb threat and a hit man stalking his victim, until the vessel departs from Funchal when an entity from Earth’s distant past imbues a young Scottish engineer’s mind. The consciousness of this Sasquatch or Bigfoot is displeased by the way Man has mismanaged our world. But our globe’s environment in January 1962 is too cold for the creature to set things to right - both with nature and the human race. Sixty years must pass before it will rise like a phoenix out of Saline Bay in the Bailiwick of Guernsey when a former engineroom rating recalls certain happenings on that ill-fated voyage. This novel, a sequel to Hang on a Second!, gives the reader an insight to life aboard merchant ships during the early sixties. Ribald humour, romance, murder, and excitement carry this story along to its conclusion< Less
Full Light, Full Steam (softcover) By Joshua BishopRoby
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Full Light, Full Steam is a steampunk space opera roleplaying game with a strong emphasis on character. The Solar Powers ply the ether of the Greatest Sea in steam-powered ships, protecting their... More > colonies and trading posts on distant planets. None is greater than the British Empire -- and none has more to lose. Join the Royal Astronomical Navy and protect the rights and prosperity of the greatest nation on earth! God save the Queen!< Less
Full Light, Full Steam (hardcover) By Joshua BishopRoby
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Full Light, Full Steam is a steampunk space opera roleplaying game with a strong emphasis on character. The Solar Powers ply the ether of the Greatest Sea in steam-powered ships, protecting their... More > colonies and trading posts on distant planets. None is greater than the British Empire -- and none has more to lose. Join the Royal Astronomical Navy and protect the rights and prosperity of the greatest nation on earth! God save the Queen!< Less

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