Shipbuilding from its beginnings
by Emile van Konijnenburg
May this book add its mite to a knowledge of the gradual evolution of shipbuilding; may it also cause to disappear this ridiculous way in which ancient ships used to be represented and, most of all, may it awaken the love for the building of ships.
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by Andrew Williams Carmichael
This booklet is issued for use by workmen engaged in building ships. Written in simple language and illustrated with clear diagrams, it will serve both as a guide to the activities of a modern American shipyard and a stimulus to patriotic service.
by Cristian Andrei
The book is approaching the problems of ships stability loss through the study of operational aspects as well as dynamic ship behaviour in severe conditions offering a picture of some stability failure modes that are not covered by any regulations.
by G. R. Putnam - J. Wiley
A considerable portion of the human race is interested directly or indirectly, whether as mariners or passengers or shippers, in navigation upon the sea. This book covers the general subject of nautical charts, their origin, construction, and use.
by Charles Desmond - Rudder Pub. Co
The object of this book is to place at the disposal of builders of wood ships some much needed information about construction and equipment. Each principal part of a vessel's construction is explained, the book can be used for reference purposes.