Commander Edward John Smith's career had been a remarkable example of how a man from a humble background could get far in the world. Born to a working-class family in...
Daniel Klistorner; Steve Hall; Bruce...
with Bruce Beveridge, Scott Andrews and Art Braunschweiger
The Royal Yacht Britannia criss-crossed the world seven times during her 43 years of service, and remains the only ship in the world whose Captain, by tradition, was always an...
William H. Miller; Brian Hawley
Painted in shades of green and known affectionately as the 'Green Goddess', Cunard's Caronia of 1949 ushered in the era of modern cruising. Designed almost exclusively for an untapped passenger...
William H. Miller
The story in words and pictures of the Floating Palaces, the transatlantic liners that were as much floating art as a means of transport.
John Bowen; Martin Robson
The second edition of a new, full-colour annual focusing on all facets of 'scratch-built' model shipbuilding, as well as related articles on restoration, archaeology, historical research...
Charles A. Haas; John P. Eaton
In her brief life the Titanic, at the time of her launch the world's largest man-made moving object, inspired huge excitement and speculation. This book chronicles various chapters in this...
At seventy-five, Terry and Monica Darlington had done everything they could think of doing, including starting a business and becoming athletes and running a literary society. Lately they had become...
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In a London dining room in 1907, the chairmen of the White Star Line and the Belfast shipbuilder Harland & Wolff gathered round a table to discuss the construction of...
Packed with stunning images, including many previously unpublished and rare postcards, this book is a must for maritime historians and ship-lovers alike.
A sea voyage is always a special experience and, over the years, DFDS has operated many elegant and popular vessels. This title presents photographs and advertising images, reflecting the development...
An affectionate memoir of the Shipping Forecast by Peter Jefferson, who read it for over 40 years. Peter explains its history, its operation, and what it's like to read this...
David L. Williams
This new title will form a comparison book of the six built Queens, tracking the evolution of these famous ships influenced by technological construction, social factors and developments.
From 1906 to 1914, the Empress of Ireland, one of the fastest and elegant liners of the Edwardian era, graced the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It is remembered primarily...
Here is the complete story of the legendary vessel from design to its building in Harland & Wolf's Belfast shipyard and a detailed chronicle of the catastrophic voyage lavishly illustrated...