The Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century

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This book presents a fascinating look at developments in ships and shipping during the twentieth century by drawing together in a single volume all the events and achievements, the triumphs in design and seamanship, and the significant naval battles and marine disasters. The explosion of technological developments brought about by each of the centurys two world wars is dealt with in separate chapters. Other topics covered include the evolution of passenger ships, the revolution in transport caused by the emergence of the supertanker, the development of modern sailing yachts, and the spectacular improvements in undersea exploration.
This book presents a fascinating look at developments in ships and shipping during the twentieth century by drawing together in a single volume all the events and achievements, the triumphs in design and seamanship, and the significant naval battles and marine disasters. The explosion of technological developments brought about by each of the centurys two world wars is dealt with in separate chapters. Other topics covered include the evolution of passenger ships, the revolution in transport caused by the emergence of the supertanker, the development of modern sailing yachts, and the spectacular improvements in undersea exploration.
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Author Sir Robin Knox-Johnston
Published 2000
Book Condition Ex Library Naval Collection , library plate and stamp, generally excellent condition
Dimensions (cm) 19x24
Pages 224
Weight (g) 966.0000
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