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Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet) 1804-1889

Overview
Works: 155 works in 289 publications in 1 language and 2,722 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc  Manuscripts  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: CT275.F67,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. B Forbes
Personal reminiscences by R. B Forbes( Book )

10 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on China and the China trade by R. B Forbes( Book )

12 editions published between 1844 and 2012 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three publications on the same reel: Remarks on China and the China trade / by R.B. Forbes. Mass. : Samual N. Dickinson, 1844. Under the Peak; or, Jottings in verse / by W.T. Mercer. London : J.C. Hotten, 1869; and, Kwang Tung, or, Five years in South China / by J.A. Turner. London : S.W. Partridge & Co., 1894
A new rig for ships and other vessels combining economy, safety and convenience by R. B Forbes( Book )

9 editions published between 1848 and 1978 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appeal to merchants and ship owners, on the subject of seamen. A lecture delivered at the request of the Boston marine society, March 7, 1854 by R. B Forbes( Book )

9 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on ocean steam navigation by R. B Forbes( Book )

5 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The auxiliary screw packet ship "Massachusetts", Forbes' new rig by R. B Forbes( Book )

6 editions published between 1853 and 1978 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the steam-power, rig, &c. of the United-States' steam sloops building 1864-5 by R. B Forbes( Book )

5 editions published between 1865 and 1974 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the establishment of a line of mail steamers from the western coast of the United States, on the Pacific, to China by R. B Forbes( Book )

5 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on ships of the past by R. B Forbes( Book )

6 editions published between 1885 and 1888 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwreck by lightning. Papers relative to Harris lightning conductors by R. B Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of the Jamestown on her errand of mercy by R. B Forbes( Book )

4 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on some few of the wrecks and rescues during the present century by R. B Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interesting memoir of the Jamestown voyage to Ireland by R. B Forbes( Book )

3 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life-boats, projectiles, and other means for saving life by R. B Forbes( Book )

7 editions published between 1872 and 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on navigation by R. B Forbes( Book )

3 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protection of ships from lightning, according to principles established by W. Snow Harris( Book )

4 editions published between 1848 and 1981 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Means for making the highways of the ocean more safe by R. B Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of R.B. Forbes versus the American Mutual Life Insurance Company of New Haven, Conn by R. B Forbes( Book )

1 edition published in 1861 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prize steamer "Cherokee" : formerly the "Thistle." by R. B Forbes( Book )

2 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bennet Forbes, Robert 1804-1889

Forbes, R. B.

Forbes, Robert Bennet 1804-1889

Robert Bennet Forbes American businessman

Languages
English (152)

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