Weir Marine Steam Auxiliaries

A rare and important book. The Weir pump is virtually universal in steam ships, incl.  SHF steam vessels.

Basic use and servicing instructions for the machines named on the cover

Many fine drawings with numbered references and photos all B&W 

102 pp.    Index  soft cover 

 

 Very Fine condition in tissue paper

 

333

$60.00

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Marine Centrifugal Pumping Engines pub. by Drysdale and Co. Glasgow

Be impressed by the superb Scottish engineering in the pumps described.

A maker's product sales  "brochure" of very high quality and detail.  A clear description of these important pieces of engine room machinery

Many fine photos and drawings.  hard cover 90 pp.

very good condition..

 

$10.00

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Ships and Ship Models

A most unusual collection of magazines aimed at maritime enthusiasts and ship modellers. 

fascinating articles about actual ships , developments in shipping world-wide reminiscences by sailors, a smorgasbord of maritime history. And many detailed studies of model-making techniques and ideas. Period ads from suppliers

21 issues all from the mid-1930s. Mostly in fair condition, some with loose covers. All perfectly readable

$20.00

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lllustrated Marine Encyclopedia by Capt. H Paasch

A massive tome, for Marine Engineers or enquiring minds detailing every possible aspect of marine sail and steam ship building and propulsion.  All auxiliary equipment is covered.

Quite exceptional and beautifully executed full page sketches of ship frames, sail configurations, steam engines, steering gear, boilers. Every aspect of ship construction as of date 1890 is described.  Learn the difference between a barque and a barquentine.

Long indexes,  over 90 very fine illustration plates

Original pub date 1890, this edition is a facsimile published in 1980

Very good condition 

A fascinating read to dip into and savour for any reader with steam or sea breeze in his or her veins.

$20.00

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"Verbal" Notes and Sketches Vol 1 by JWM Sothern M.I.E.S., M.I.Mar.E

A massive tome, for Marine Engineer Officers, detailing every possible aspect of marine boilers and steam production , including diesel.  Electrical and refrigeration and chemistry. All auxiliary equipment is covered.

Published to satisfy the requirements of the Ministry of War Transport Examinations.

pub date uncertain, probably about 1935.

1860 pp. 1400 diagrams, and photos. Many fine fold-out drawings

Spine binding loose otherwise fair condition with sunning of pages and discolouration of binding. Contents intact.

A fascinating read for any reader with steam in his or her veins.

$10.00

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Know Your Own Ship by T. Walton pub 1945

First published 1896 and into over 26 fresh editions this important work is a manual of ship design and construction.

420 pp. many drawings. Fascinating and still relevant to modern methods of construction and maintenance.

Fair condition: some blotching of paper and small tear to spine binding

$10.00

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Make Your Own Sails by Bowker and Budd

pub 1957 138 pp. many drawings, glossary some photos

of value to sail repairers and for maintenance of rigging.

good condition with some tears to dust cover

$5.00

  • 0.3 kg
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The Built-up Ship Model by Charles G Davis

pub 1989

206 pp. many drawings, glossary some photos. soft cover

of value to ship modellers interested in getting fine detail.

Fine condition 

$8.00

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DICTIONARY OF SHIPPING TERMS AND PHRASES by Edward F Stevens

 

Amaze your friends when you tell them what draftage is.

96 pp. pub 1971 Pitman London

Good condition

$5.00

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Training manuals, regulations, engineering specs., Professional meeting papers, catalogues. All $7.00 each post free

Arcane but fascinating to the Marine Historian, ship restorer or researcher.

All books are in good condition 

 

 

$7.00

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Marine Design Manual for Fibreglass Reinforced Plastics by Gibbs and Cox Inc. USA

pub. 1960 over 300 pp. many photos diagrams and tables. index

very good condition

$20.00

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Ferro-cement design techniques and application

382 pp. 1974 many photos drwgs . electrical diagrams hard cover

Very good condition. dustcover poor

$10.00

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Bridge Team Management by Capt AJ Swift MNI

very practical for the semi professional 

80 pp. soft cover index glossary many drwgs and sample charts

very good condition

$10.00

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Ship Building and Repair Quality Standard IACS

pub 1998 60 pp. soft cover very good condition

esp for welders boilermakers.

$5.00

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Bulk Carriers Survey Assessment and Repair IACS

pub 1994 110 pp. soft cover very good condition

applicable to almost any steel ship

$5.00

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General Cargo Ships Survey Assessment and Repair IACS

pub 1999 134 pp. soft cover very good condition many drwgs

applicable to almost any steel ship

$5.00

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Code of Safe Working practices for Merchant Seamen

pub 1978 HMSO (UK) 

 192 pp. soft cover fair condition

 

$5.00

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Condition Evaluation and Maintenance forTanker Structures

Hard cover 82 pp.many drawings some colour photos

a real guide for the ship repairer and restorer

very good condition 

$5.00

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