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Memoirs of a Royal Air Force Oil Rag By Bob Blackmore
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An incredible life that spanned for nearly a century... Robert Collins Blackmore, or ‘Blackie’ as he was known in the RAF, grew up as a sickly child, but would soon become one of the... More > unsung heroes of World War Two. Stricken with family tragedy, the young Blackmore continued with his fascination with anything mechanical, only to find more hardships to follow. Honoured with the Atlantic Star for bravery, burned in a freak engine room explosion, and meeting Winston Churchill on a cold and sinister night, are just some aspects of this humble unpresuming man. This is the story of one man’s fight for survival, lost love, and an inner strength to knuckle down and get the job done. Bob left the RAF to enjoy the rest of his life with his wife Jacque until his passing in 2009 at the age of 92. Excerpt ‘BANG! - My right knee was torn apart as I was blown past the starboard engine gear lever. I was thrown out of the engine room, over the well deck, and smashed into the cabin entrance.’ Bob Blackmore< Less
BSOP 434 ALL LAB ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 By jon kelly
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BSOP 434 ALL LAB ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 BSOP 434 Week 1 Lab Assignment BSOP 434 Week 2 Lab Assignment: Aero Marine Logistics BSOP 434 Week 4 Lab Assignment: Easing Ira’s Ire BSOP 434... More > Week 5 Lab Assignment: Cycle Counting & Logistics Systems BSOP 434 Week 7 Lab Assignment: Warehousing and Distribution< Less
The Profit Factor By Keith Laufenberg
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It's 1979 and Jimmy Carter's administration is seeing 21% interest rates. In the city of Sacramento, California, Gary Greb labors as a union carpenter but with a wife and two toddlers to... More > support—and, as new construction is all but non-existent, he tries real estate sales; putting his knowledge of construction techniques and land-use to bolster his earnings, He quickly finds that one group—the excessively wealthy—are totally unfazed by the recessionary times and when he finds an engineer, with ties to people with unlimited funds, who will buy any piece of land at any reasonable price—for cash—he begins a career that will ultimately land him in prison, as well as turn him from the working class into a part of the wealthy landowners—a class he has come to disdain, distrust and dislike. If you never lived through these times in the 1970's and 80's, take heed and scrutinize today's headlines and economy and remember history has a way of repeating itself—and God only knows when the cycle will begin to spin again.< Less
Regulating Protection of the Quoddy Region By Arthur MacKay
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The Quoddy Region of the Bay of Fundy is one of the richest marine areas in the North Atlantic. The centre of this biological "engine" is Head Harbour Passage. Plans for LNG terminals will... More > require tankers to pass through this Canadian passage. This publication proposes regulatory action. Revenues from sales are used to inform the public.< Less
Deep Distrust By Alan de Bulmer
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John a marine engineer is drawn into an adventure involving a female scuba diver, romance developes into a smuggling operation that lead him into the seaching of a wrecked coaster off the coast of... More > Cornwall, and from there to London and Amsterdam, but the story culminates on an autoroute in France where they confront their adversaries.< Less
Thornycroft Trucks By Dawn Martin
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Thornycroft has been associated with shipbuilding, marine engineering and other activities for over a century. The company was also a notable manufacturer of commercial and military vehicles, and... More > also made a brief appearance in car manufacturing between 1903 and 1912 when the firm produced high quality cars at the Basingstoke factory.< Less
J.G. Kincaid - My Journey By James Goodall
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A short memoir about my working career in John G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Marine Engineers, Greenock (including Clark Kincaid Ltd. and Kvaerner Kincaid Ltd.), starting in 1958 as an office boy and... More > finishing in 2000 as Sales & Contracts Manager.< Less
J.G. Kincaid - My Story By James Goodall
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This book is a short memoir about my working career in John G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Marine Engineers, Greenock (including Clark Kincaid Ltd. and Kvaerner Kincaid Ltd.), starting in 1958 as an... More > office boy and finishing in 2000 as Sales & Contracts Manager.< Less
21st WEGEMT School on Ships for Coastal and Inland Waters By WEGEMT - Publisher
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The 21st WEGEMT on Ships for Coastal and Inland Waters was organised by the Institute of Ship Technology Duisburg, Germany, in 1994. The School responded to: the increasing global significance of... More > Coastal and Inland Shipping as part of an integrated shipment network; the extension of inland waterways to meet the requirements of sea-going ships in an across the border transportation system; and the official establishment of the Institute of Ship Technology Duisburg (ISD) at the Gerhard-Mercator-Universitit –GH Duisburg 40 years after the training of marine engineers was instituted in Duisburg. The lecture notes from the School have been prepared by several authors.< Less
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee By Klaus V. Luehning
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A memoir of a life beginning 5 months after the onset of WW ll, escaping the Russian invasion, living out the war in Frankfurt and immigrating to America. Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, being a... More > pizza maker and then eventually graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy as a ship’s engineer. The years at sea evolved in teaching Marine Engineering at Texas A&M University as an Associate Professor, as the first professor hired and helped start the Texas Maritime Academy. Upon completion of the first training cruise of Texas Maritime Academy, and a graduate degree, then went on to being a sales engineering executive, then back to graduate school for a doctorate, and an intervening career as an Executive Chef for 16 years. The story concludes with reuniting with an old friend and moving to Tennessee to become a Senior Clinical substance abuse Counselor and anchoring in retirement.< Less

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