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9781788161619

Sea Fever

A British Maritime Miscellany Author: Clothier, Meg and Chris Code: 60771 Price: AU $29.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD Published date: 20/06/2021 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.

Can you interpret the shipping forecast? Do you know your flotsam from your jetsam? Or who owns the foreshore? Can you tie a half-hitch - or would you rather splice the mainbrace? Full of charming illustrations and surprising facts, Sea Fever provides the answers to all these and more. Mixing advice on everything from seasickness to righting a ......

9781800462342

Premonitions of the Titanic Disaster

Author: Keefe, Terry Code: 60772 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 376 pages Publisher: MATADOR Published date: 24/03/2021 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

Passengers cancelling their tickets for Titanics maiden voyage out of apprehension; a famous social reformer who died on Titanic, warned in 1911 that he would be in danger from water in April 1912; inhabitants of the remote islands of Fiji aware of the sinking before reports of the ......

9781851245307

Secrets of the Great Ocean Liners

Author: Sayers, John G. Code: 59873 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Published date: 24/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

Before the advent of commercial transatlantic flights in the early 1950s, the only way to travel between continents was by sea. In the golden age of ocean liners, between the late nineteenth century and the Second World War, shipping companies ensured their vessels were a home away from home, providing entertainment, dining, sleeping quarters ......

9780750994323

A History of Ocean Liners in 50 Objects

Author: Berry, Mark Code: 59872 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 02/12/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Explore the history of the great ocean liners through a range of objects that bring them to life. Liners represented the ambitions of their nations in peace and war, their design, interiors, and fittings incorporating the finest contemporary technological and artistic features. They carried celebrities, vacationers, emigrants, and in war, ......

9781591146353

Cruisers: Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum

The Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of JapaneseWarships Author: Kazushige Todaka Code: 59874 Price: AU $121.00 Format: Hardback / 264 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date: 15/11/2020 Availability: Please contact us for availability

Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals. These pictorial records document the main types of Japanese vessels, from battleships to submarines, based on the best images from ......

9780764359729

US Navy's Fast-Attack Submarines Vol 2

Seawolf Class SSN-21-Virginia Class SSN-774 Author: Goodall, ,James,C. Code: 59159 Price: AU $79.99 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date: 10/10/2020 Availability: Available to special order. Please contact us for updated price and availability.
Successors to the US Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarines (presented in volume 1), the Seawolf- and Virginia-class SSNs are presented here from their initial design and construction, through testing and trials, to current operations. From its debut in 1997, the nuclear-powered Seawolf (SSN-21) represented the lead ship of the deadliest ......
9780750994637

Titanic

A Journey Through Time Author: Haas, Charles A. Code: 59876 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 266 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 10/08/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

This superlative book is the result of many years of painstaking historical research and is an essential reference work for all those who have found the continuing saga of Titanic irresistible. A unique chronology, Titanic: A Journey Through Time tells the captivating full story, moment by moment, from the birth of the key players to the latest ......

9780750993777

The Unseen Britannic

The Ship in Rare Illustrations Author: Mills, Simon Code: 58920 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 11/07/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
New and updated edition of the successful Unseen Britannic
9781526744203

20th Century Passenger Flying Boats

Author: Dawson, Leslie Code: 58150 Price: AU $69.99 Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date: 01/03/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Features a vast array of photographs, illustrating some of the most interesting flying boat designs of the twentieth century.
9781906367633

Figureheads: On the Bow of the Ship

A brief guide to ships' figureheads Author: Prichard, Sue Code: 58179 Price: AU $31.11 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Published date: 01/02/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Figureheads developed from an ancient tradition of decorating vessels with painted eyes, carved figures and animal heads. But what other purposes did sailors believe figureheads served? What stories do these beautiful objects tell? And what do the different characters symbolise?
9780228102304

Pan American Clippers

The Golden Age of Flying Boats Author: Trautman, James Code: 57816 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Paperback / 280 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date: 08/01/2020 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Illustrated history of the golden age of flying boats between the wars, revised with new historical information, colour photographs and artwork.
9788365958501

French Flying Boats 1918-1939

Author: Warzynkowski, Marcin Code: 57868 Price: AU $35.36 Format: Hardback / 96 pages Publisher: MUSHROOM MODEL PUBLISHING Published date: 28/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of French flying boats in the Polish Navy Air Force from 1918 to 1939, featuring 120 photographs and colour profiles showing Polish colours and markings.
9780750991469

Ships of Splendour

Passenger Liners in Colour Author: Miller, William H. Code: 57170 Price: AU $65.00 Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 16/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Celebrating passenger ships in colour, large and small, from the 1940s onwards
9781786494160

The Journey Matters

Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style Author: Glancey, Jonathan Code: 57579 Price: AU $39.99 Format: Hardback / 400 pages Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS Published date: 06/11/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
A celebration of the best journeys that ordinary passengers could take by rail, road, sea and air throughout the twentieth century, by the bestselling author of Spitfire: The Biography.
9780750987691

Supertanker

Living on a Monster VLCC Author: Solly, Dr Raymond Code: 57127 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 05/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The realities of life aboard a (VLCC) supertanker, daily moving millions of tonnes of essential oil worldwide
9780486836591

The Navy Companion

An Illustrated Compendium of Maritime Terms and Traditions Author: Windas, Cedric W. Code: 58067 Price: AU $27.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Published date: 01/10/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Hundreds of bite-sized, illustrated facts from around the world and throughout history offer fascinating insights into nautical history, lore, and customs. Splendid browsing book blends authoritative information with entertaining presentation.
9780750989862

Windrush

A Ship Through Time Author: Arnott, Paul Code: 56752 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 03/08/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The life, times and extraordinary history of the Windrush: the vessel that created modern Britain
9781784706791

Icebreaker

A Voyage Far North Author: Clare, Horatio Code: 56045 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Paperback / 224 pages Publisher: VINTAGE Published date: 03/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
*A Newstatesman Book of the Year*`Nimble, vital, unexpectedly affecting' ObserverBestselling travel writer Horatio Clare joins an icebreaker for a voyage through the ice-packs of the far north.
9780750988070

SS Nomadic

Titanic's Little Sister Author: Delaunoy, Philippe Code: 56592 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 144 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Little SS Nomadic had a long career and mighty history: immortalized as the tender that carried first and second class passengers to board RMS Titanic
9780750989398

QE2

The Cunard Line Flagship, Queen Elizabeth 2 Author: Warwick, Commodore Ronald W. Code: 56593 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 216 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/04/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
New edition of a classic, much-sought-after work by the ex-QE2 master, Commodore R.W. Warwick
9781409158523

The Deadly Trade

The Complete History of Submarine Warfare From Archimedes to the Present Author: Ballantyne, Iain Code: 56578 Price: AU $24.99 Format: Paperback / 752 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date: 21/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Originally a puny craft, derided as being of no worth, the submarine evolved to become an assassin of the deep, capable of sinking mighty battleships and gigantic aircraft carriers. The cast of colourful and courageous characters includes a former monk who created submersible boats to assist the cause of Irtish liberation, a spy who hid ......
9781910821190

Titanic

Amazing and extraordinary facts Author: Robertson, Stuart Code: 56572 Price: AU $19.99 Format: Hardback / 144 pages Published date: 14/03/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
This title is brimming with facts about the Titanic and its passengers, the history of the Titanic, strange stories of premonitions of the disaster, conspiracy theories, the various films, the sinking of the Titanic, the discovery of the wreck and salvage operations, are all explored.
9780750969925

A Photographic History of the Orient Line

Author: Frame, Chris Code: 55515 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/02/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
Stunning photographic history of the Orient Line that ran from London to Australia - the Australian Line
9781781557075

Chasing the Dawn

Travelling the World with P&O Author: Poole, Sharon Code: 52449 Price: AU $47.99 Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 15/01/2019 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., today P&O Cruises, has been taking passengers all over the world since 1837. Join the author on a world cruise. Find out how world travel has changed, and, in some cases, has not. Using extracts from old diaries, guide books and accounts, the writer compares cruising today with yesteryear.
9781785215759

RMS Titanic

Author: de Kerbrech, Hutchings Code: 52456 Price: AU $25.95 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 06/01/2019 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captains ......

9780754834588

World Encyclopedia of Destroyers and Frigates

From Torpedo Boat Destroyers, Corvettes and Escort Vessels Through tothe Modern Ships of the Missile Age Author: Ireland, Bernard Code: 55480 Price: AU $44.95 Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date: 02/01/2019 Availability: Available, please contact us for availability
new edition: The development of the destroyer from fragile torpedo boat to the torpedo-armed fleet destroyers, with a directory, specification boxes, and 500 archive photographs.
9781781556917

High Hulls

Flying Boats of the 1930s and 1940s Author: Bain, Charles Code: 52454 Price: AU $89.99 Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date: 20/12/2018 Availability: In Stock. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history of some of history's most interesting, and strangest, flying boats! High Hulls delves into the stories of beautiful and unusual aircraft from a vanished time. Both ship and plane, these machines covered the globe in the 1930s and 1940s, performing a multitude of tasks. This book reveals the history of over thirty of these amazing ......
9781785212260

Supermarine Rolls-Royce S6B Manual

1931 (S1595 and S1596) Author: Pegram, Ralph Code: 52463 Price: AU $49.95 Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP Published date: 02/12/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days

1931 (S1595 and S1596

On 13 September 1931 the Schneider Trophy was won outright for Britain on Southampton Water by Flt Lt John Boothman flying Supermarine S6B, S1595, with a record-breaking average speed of 379.08mph.

Ralph Pegram relates the story of the Schneider Trophy competitions and describes the ......

9780750970143

Flying Boats

Air Travel in the Golden Age Author: Woodley, Charles Code: 55455 Price: AU $44.99 Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Chronicling a glamorous era in air travel, when journeys took days and were things to be savoured
9780750984331

Last of the Blue Water Liners

Passenger Ships Sailing the Seven Seas Author: Miller, William H. Code: 55456 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/08/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A pictorial history of the global scene for passenger liners leading up to the onset of the jet age
9780752451770

Polaris

The History of the UK's Submarine Force Author: Hall, Keith Code: 55461 Price: AU $42.99 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 11/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The story of the Polaris project, the first submarine-based British nuclear weapons system, and the people behind it
9781445673844

Cargo Liners and Tramps

Author: Inman, Mark Lee Code: 51783 Price: AU $29.98 Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: AMBERLEY Published date: 01/05/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Mark Lee Inman looks at some of the beautiful postcards used as souvenirs on some less-glamorous ocean-going ships of the twentieth century.
9780750985383

Shipwrecks of the Cunard Line

Author: Warwick, Sam Code: 51749 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 168 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 15/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
A unique book dedicated to documenting the dive-able shipwrecks of the Cunard line
9780750985482

The Titanic Expeditions

Diving to the Queen of the Deep: 1985-2010 Author: Nesmeyanov, Eugene Code: 51750 Price: AU $75.00 Format: Hardback / 300 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 01/04/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days
The most complete (to date) overview of all the important expeditions to the wreck of Titanic from 1985 to 2010
9781847179470

Titanic

True Stories of her Passengers, Crew and Legacy Author: Pierce, Nicola Code: 51066 Price: AU $17.95 Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: O'BRIEN PRESS LTD Published date: 31/03/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days

This book commemorates the enduring legacy of the worlds most famous ship - TITANIC. Her story is one of all those bound together on that fateful voyage. On board were: writers, artists, honeymooners, sportsmen, priests, reverends, fashion designers, aristocrats, millionaires, children, crew and emigrants looking for a better life.

9780750985536

Queen Victoria

A Photographic Journey Author: Frame, Chris Code: 51100 Price: AU $49.99 Format: Paperback / 120 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date: 10/02/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched 1-2 business days

Queen Victoria was the first in a new breed of Cunard Ships: her design is enhanced to give her the ability to cross the North Atlantic. Introduced to service in 2007, Queen Victorias reign is young; however, she has had a notable career with royal engagements, tandem Atlantic crossings and Gala-World Cruises where she has been welcomed with ......

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