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Marine Centrifugal Pumping Engines

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: UK, Drysdale: 1955

Edition: Reprint of Second Edition

Seller ID: 133C7056

Condition: Good


59 pages. Black and white photos. Detailed drawings. Handbook for Superintendant Engineeers, Chief Draughtsmen, Engineer-Officers and others responsible for the selection, installation and running of Drysdale Centrifugal Pumping Machinery." - Subtitle. Large piece clipped from front free endpaper. Minimal markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Handling Ships: B.R. 2092 - Restricted

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.K., Navigation and Direction Department, Admiralty S.W.: 1954

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 839C7062

Condition: Good


165 pages. Fold out illustration inside back cover. Black and white diagrams. Two amendments hand-written upon page ii. Few other markings to contents. Last page loose but present. Chapters include: Propulsion; Steering Arrangements; The Behaviour of Ships when Turning; Handling Ships in Narrow Waters; Entering Harbour; Leaving Harbour; Handling Ships in Heavy Weather; Handling Ships in Ice; Handling Ships during Towing Operations; Handling Ships During Replenishment Operations; Handling Ships in a Fleet; Fleet Work in Pilotage Waters; Capabilities and Limitations of Machinery. Appendic... View more info

Image for 1939 Puget Sound Auto Ferries Summer Schedule (#113)

1939 Puget Sound Auto Ferries Summer Schedule (#113)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Black Ball Line: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C9688

Condition: Good


3 panel fold-out pamphlet measuring 9 3/8" x 5 3/4" when unfolded. Includes sailing schedules for many routes and some fares. Moderate wear. Some pencil markings. Northern Pacific Railway inkstamp to front panel. A quality copy of this vintage Black Ball collectible. View more info

Image for Puget Sound Auto Ferry Schedules - Summer 1938 (#105)

Puget Sound Auto Ferry Schedules - Summer 1938 (#105)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Black Ball Line: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 349C9689

Condition: Good


3 panel fold-out pamphlet measuring 9 3/8" x 5 3/4" when unfolded. Includes sailing schedules for many routes and some fares. Moderate wear. Northern Pacific Railway inkstamp to front panel. A quality copy of this vintage Black Ball collectible. View more info

Image for Black Ball Line (Ferry) Map: Puget Sound Country, Victoria - Vancouver Island, and Southern British Columbia Coast

Black Ball Line (Ferry) Map: Puget Sound Country, Victoria - Vancouver Island, and Southern British Columbia Coast

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Puget Sound Navigation Company/Black Ball Line, Ltd./Black Ball Ferries, Ltd.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C9711

Condition: Good


Measures 18"x12". Circa early 1950s. Shows existing and proposed ferry routes. Includes photos of the MV. Chinook and the MV. Kahloke, plus photos of local scenic attractions and related write-ups. Average wear. Unmarked. A nice collectible. View more info

Spirit of British Columbia - Commissioning Ceremony Program

By: B.C. Ferries

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Ferries: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71507153

Condition: Good


25 pages. Souvenir program from the Commissioning Ceremony of the vessel, Spirit of British Columbia, March 5th, 1993 at Ogden Point, British Columbia. Documents highlights of this new ferry, the assembly process, a tour of the vessel, principal parties involved, and more. Illustrated. Some soiling and light staining to covers. View more info

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Canada West Magazine, Spring 1976, Volume 6, Number 2 - Ainsworth B.C. / Sternwheeler the D.A. Thomas

By: Barlee, N.L.; Ronaghan, Allen; Hannaford, Nigel; Michel, Nora and Bill

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3144

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Ainsworth, B.C.; Treaty No. 6 - the little known details of a contorversy between the crown and two prairie chiefs; The D.A. Thomas - the largest and most stylish sternwheeler to ever ply the waters of the Peace River; The Collector's Page; The 'Made Beaver' Tokens, from the H.B.C.; The Chinese Treasure - lost after a fire in Cascade City, B.C.; The Day the River Died - Lillooet Indian Legends; and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Westcoast Shipping [Magazine] - Your Connection to Land, Sea, Air in the Pacific Rim, June 1997

By: Bate, Alison: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Westcoast Mariner Gazette Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4820

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Deltaport and Duke Point prepare for opening; Wreck of the S.S. Cowichan discovered; Mystery of the Dog Watch; Nautical Inspector Alan Shard; The Oriental Express; The Sun Princess; Truckspotting at the Nordel Weigh Scales; and more. Few markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Westcoast Shipping [Magazine] - Your Connection to Land, Sea, Air in the Pacific Rim, July 1997

By: Bate, Alison: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Westcoast Mariner Gazette Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4821

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: The Story of the Sinking and Discovery of the S.S. Cowichan; Deltaport opens for business; Two views of the ISM code; China - the emerging giant in world trade; B.C. Transportation Award winners; Truck Driver of the Year Award; U.K. opens first prison ship in over 100 years; Largest passenger ship ever built launched; Largest ship ever transits Panama Canal; and more. Frew markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Westcoast Shipping [Magazine] - Your Connection to Land, Sea, Air in the Pacific Rim, October 1997

By: Bate, Alison: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Westcoast Mariner Gazette Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4822

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Moving Shelburn Oil Refinery to the Middle East; Last Voyage of the S.S. Rotterdam; Russian ship arrested following roe herring dispute; The Cruise Ship of Many Names - the Crown Majesty left the Esquimalt Graving Dock as the Norwegian Dynasty; Hoegh Morus joins PCL fleet; and more. Few markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Westcoast Shipping [Magazine] - Your Connection to Land, Sea, Air in the Pacific Rim, November 1997

By: Bate, Alison: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Westcoast Mariner Gazette Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4823

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Michael Farlie reflects on piracy, Hong Kong and his new Vancouver home; Why the Redfin struck an island in Johnstone Strait; The Life of a Freight Forwarder; Trading with Korea; Major blaze in Esquimalt Graving Dock - Russian factory ship Gijon burns; Russian ship freed as herring roe dispute settled; BC Ferries meets ISM code; Upgrade for Vancouver's South Terminal; Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Westcoast Shipping [Magazine] - Land, Sea, Air Transportation, March 1998

By: Bate, Alison: Editor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Westcoast Mariner Gazette Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4824

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Shipping urchin roe from Aristazabal to the cities of Japan; Nini Ginivisian recalls her wonderful trip by freighter; The day the Sun Diamond struck the Erawan off West Point Grey; Go-ahead for new transportation authority in Greater Vancouver; Fraser Port's new berth decicated; CN and Illinois Central plan merger; Another record year for the Port of Vancouver; Kyle Washington appointed President of Seaspan; Cover photo of diver Rick Corless seaching red sea urchins; Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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The Convict Ships 1787-1868

By: Bateson, Charles

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson: 1969

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 666H3553

ISBN: B001VT8XBW

Condition: Good


B001VT8XBW xi, 421 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white plates. "Extensive appendices furnish a complete list of all the ships which carried prisoners to Australia, with the names of their masters and surgeons, their departure and arrival dates and the number of prisoners each carried. This work is accepted by historians and scholars as the standard work on its subject. Through the reading of over six hundred journals of surgeons employed in the convict ships to Australia, the author has been able to add much additional detail to this little-known field of maritime history. This... View more info

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Ships Monthly - The Magazine for Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat, July 1982 - Ferries To The Falklands

By: Beaver, Paul; et al

Price: $129.95

Publisher: U.K., Waterway Productions Ltd.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4901

Condition: Fair


48 pages. Features: Cover photo of HMS Glamorgan; Great photo of Cunard`s Caronia in 1959 inside front cover; Nice photo of Home Line`s new cruise ship Atlantic in New York; On the Waterfront; Ships Pictorial; The Dutch Coaster - a review of its rise and decline - part 1; Car Ferries to the Western Isles - Part 2; Naval Review; New Ship News; New Era for Cruise Ships - a review of the new generation of cruise ships being built for the 1980s; Where to See the Cruise Ships; Falklands Task Force Pictorial; Ferries to the Falklands - several British short-sea ferries undertake ocean passages to t... View more info

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Report on the Dominion of Canada Government Expedition to the Arctic Islands and Hudson Strait on Board the D.G.S. 'Arctic' - Cruise of the Arctic 1908-1909

By: Bernier, Captain J.E.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government of Canada: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 431G3319

Condition: Fair


529 pages. Index. Printed on glossy stock. Numerous black and white photographic plates. Four fold-out maps present with some openings. Not listed in AB. Above-average wear. Major defects to binding. Usual library markings. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships

The Art of Rigging - Containing an Explanation of Terms and Phrases and the Progressive Method of Rigging Expressly Adapted For Sailing Ships

By: Biddlecombe, Capt. George

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Edward W. Sweetman Company: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 666H3299

Condition: Fine


155 pages. Many detailed black and white drawings. "Originally compiled for the use of the students in a Naval Academy and believed by modern experts to be the best manual ever produced on rigging the sailing ship." - Preface. An excellent guide for builders of ship models. Title handwritten upon backstrip of plain brown dust jacket. Prior owner's handwritten details atop front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Binding tight. Appears unread. A superb copy. View more info

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The Story of the W.R.N.S. (Women's Royal Naval Service)

By: Bigland, Eileen

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Nicholson & Watson: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3081

Condition: Good


188 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "It is impossible to overstate the value of the service given to the country by the W.R.N.S. Without them it would have been impossible to conduct the Naval war; we could never have found enough men to man all the ships and also perform the thousand and one duties which fell to the lot of the W.R.N.S." - Admiral Sir William James/Foreword. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear to speckled beige cloth-covered boards. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy. Bibliographic reference: Law 0914. View more info

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Lifeboat Efficiency - Illustrated Guide to Examinations

By: Bisset, Captain J.G.; Sorrell, Captain D.W.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Liverpool, England, Charles Birchall & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: 26th Edition

Seller ID: 839H4477

Condition: Fair


5-46, 6 [ads] pages. PLEASE NOTE: First four pages missing. Fortunately, these pages appear to have only contained the title page and, perhaps, a table of contents, thus all other training content appears to be present. Numerous detailed sketches. Very heavily worn with some pencil markings. Faint ink stamp to front cover. Covers detached but present. Appears to be circa WWII when lifeboat efficiency was definitely of crucial importance. A worthy reading copy. View more info

Image for HMCS Discovery - 60 Years on Deadmans Island 1943 to 2003

HMCS Discovery - 60 Years on Deadmans Island 1943 to 2003

By: Blatherwisk, Jim and John; Brooks, Melanie; Brown, Charlie; and Others

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, HMCS Discovery 60th Anniversary History Committee: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3545

ISBN: 096955267X

Condition: Very Good


096955267X Approx. 140 pages. Black and white illustrations and reproductions of archival photos. "This 60th Anniversary book is not just about HMCS Discovery. As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the unit, established on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park, our focus is on the people who have worked and served on this island. Besides the members of the HMCS Discovery, there have been many others who have called Deadman's Island their home. This book includes the extended naval family and others who have used this Island in Vancouver." - Foreword. Faint cup ring on front cover. ... View more info

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Ships Monthly - The International Magazine for Shiplovers Ashore and Afloat: February 1998

By: Bowler, Grahame; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., IPC Country & Leisure Media, Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 653H4832

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Cover photo of the Saga Rose; Modern NATO escorts; Elder Dempster post-war cargo Liners; Voyage Report - Finnish Contrasts; Ships Pictorial; Cruise Ship Review and New Cruise Ships for Old; The Southsea Story - the history of this Portsmouth-Ryde passenger ferry; A visit to the S.S. United States, described by Peter Knego; The World's Navies - Israel, Jordan and Kuwait; Ferry Focus - Quiberon; and much more. Average wear. Note: half of pages 27/28 clipped and removed (contained Ships pictorial content), otherwise, a sound copy. View more info