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Ships / Chris Bishop.

By: Bishop, Chris.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Amber Books, 2017Copyright date: ©2005Description: 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 13 x 17 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782745518; 1782745513.Other title: Ships : the history and specifications of 300 world-famous ships [Cover title].Subject(s): Ships -- HistorySummary: Fully illustrated in a striking landscape format, 'Ships' contains 300 mercantile and militar vessels arranged in chronological order, from ancient times to the present day. Every type of vessel from every part of the world is featured, from Phonenician war galleys from 1500BC, through the graceful trading clippers of the 19th century, to the sophisticated and heavily armed submarines of the nuclear era. In these information-packed pages you will find out about ancient galleys, Viking longships, medieval cogs, galleasses, galleons, men-of-war sailing ships, coastal gunboats, iron-clad steam boats, dreadnoughts, aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines. Many well-known ships are included, such as Nelson's flagship HMS Victory, the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic, the infamous German World War II battlecruiser Bismarck and many, many more.
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Includes index.

Fully illustrated in a striking landscape format, 'Ships' contains 300 mercantile and militar vessels arranged in chronological order, from ancient times to the present day. Every type of vessel from every part of the world is featured, from Phonenician war galleys from 1500BC, through the graceful trading clippers of the 19th century, to the sophisticated and heavily armed submarines of the nuclear era. In these information-packed pages you will find out about ancient galleys, Viking longships, medieval cogs, galleasses, galleons, men-of-war sailing ships, coastal gunboats, iron-clad steam boats, dreadnoughts, aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines. Many well-known ships are included, such as Nelson's flagship HMS Victory, the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic, the infamous German World War II battlecruiser Bismarck and many, many more.