Ships In Focus Record 42

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Ships in Focus Record 42
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Ships In Focus Publications, Ships in Focus Publications Focus
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-01 - Publisher:

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Coasters
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Roy Fenton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-19 - Publisher: Seaforth Publishing

John Masefield’s ‘dirty British coaster with a salt-caked smoke stack, butting through the Channel in the mad March days’ has become a ship type of universal appeal, both for its simple, functional beauty and its faithful toil before the advent of universal road haulage. In this new book a collection
Tramp Ships
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Roy Fenton
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-13 - Publisher: Seaforth Publishing

The tramp ship was the taxi of the seas. With no regular schedules, it voyaged anywhere and everywhere, picking up and dropping off cargoes, mainly bulk cargoes such as coal, grain, timber, china clay and oil. It was the older and slower vessels that tended to find their way into
From Ship's Cook to Baronet
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: David Jenkins
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-15 - Publisher: University of Wales Press

Sir William Reardon Smith (1856-1935) was one of the foremost figures in south Wales in the early twentieth century. His was a classic story of ‘rags to riches’ - starting life as a deck-hand and ship’s cook sailing from his native Appledore in 1870, he was a master mariner at
The Archaeology and Material Culture of Queenship in Medieval Hungary, 1000–1395
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Christopher Mielke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book explores an alternate history of the power and agency of 30 Hungarian queens over 400 years by a rigorous examination of the material culture connected with their lives. By researching the objects, images, and spaces, it demonstrates how these women expressed and displayed their power. Queens used material