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Ships & shipbuilders : pioneers of design and construction

Author: Fred M Walker
Publisher: Barnsley : Seaforth, published in association with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the past 300 years ships have developed from simple sail-driven vessels, to the huge motor-driven container ships and vast cruise liners that ply our seas today. The author describes the lives and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred M Walker
ISBN: 9781848320727 1848320728
OCLC Number: 506252095
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1: Ship Design and Construction to 1800 --
Archimedes of Syracuse, 287-212 BC --
John Napier of Merchiston, 1550-1617 --
Phineas Pett, 1570-1647 --
David Balfour, 1574-1634 --
Sir Anthony Deane, 1638-1721 --
Petr Alexeyevieh Romanov, 1672-1725 --
Pierre Bouguer, 1698-1758 --
Blaise Ollivier, 1701-1746 --
Sir Thomas Slade, 1703-1771 --
Rene-Nicolas Levasseur, 1705-1784 --
Leonhard Euler, 1707-1783 --
Thomas Simpson, 1710-1761 --
Pafnuty Lvovich Tchebycheff, 1821-1894 --
James Thomson, 1822-1892 --
Fredrik Henrik af Chapman, 1721-1808 --
John Schanck, 1740-1823 --
Henrik Gerner, 1742-1787 --
George Atwood, 1745-1807 --
Marmaduke Stalkartt, 1750-1805 --
Jamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia, 1754--1821 --
Mark Beaufoy, 1764-1827 --
Sir Robert Seppings, 1767-1840 --
James Watt, 1736-1819 --
Joshua Humphreys, 1751-1838 --
Part 2: Iron and Stearn 1800-1850 --
Patrick Miller, 1731-1815 --
William Symington, 1763-1831 --
Robert Fulton, 1765-1815 --
Henry Bell, 1767-1830 --
John Wood, 1788-1860 --
Peter Barlow, 1776-1862 --
Antoine Nicolas François Bonjean, 1778-1822 --
John Wilkinson, 1728-1810 --
Thomas Wilson, 1781-1873 --
Henry Eckford, 1775-1832 --
Sir William Symonds, 1782-1856 --
Sir William Fairbairn, 1789-1874 --
Robert Napier, 1791-1876 --
William Henry Webb, 1816-1899 --
Frederic Sauvage, 1786-1857 --
John Ericsson, 1803-1889 --
Sir Francis Pettit Smith, 1808-1874 --
Richard Green, 1803-1863 --
John Laird, 1805-1874 --
Sir Marc Brunel, 1769-1849 --
Isambard Kingdom Brunei, 1806-1859 --
Part 3: Naval Architecture Comes of Age 1850-1900 --
John Scott Russell, 1808-1882 --
Svend Foyn, 1809-1894 --
Alexander Stephen, 1795-1875 --
Rev Joseph Woolley, 1817-1889 --
Donald McKay, 1810-1880 --
William Froude, 1810-1879 --
Robert Edmund Froude, 1846-1924 --
Bruno Joannes Tideman, 1834-1883 --
William George Armstrong (Lord Armstrong of Cragside), 1810-1900 --
Sir Andrew Noble, 1831-1915 --
Stanislas-Charles-Henri Dupuy de Lome, 1816-1885 --
William Wain, 1819-1882 --
William John Macquorn Rankine, 1820-187 --
Charles Mitchell, 1820-1895 --
David Kirkaldy, 1820-1897 --
Thomas B Seath, 1820-1903 --
Andrei Alexandrovitch Popoff, 1821-1898 --
Sir Charles Mark Palmer, 1822-1907 --
William Pile, 1823-1873 --
Bernard Waymouth, 1824-1890 --
Hercules Linton, 1836-1900 --
Wilhelm Bauer, 1822-1875 --
Jakob Amsler-Laffon, 1823-1912 --
Frederick Kynaston Barnes, 1828-1908 --
Samuel Plimsoll, 1824-1898 --
John Elder, 1824-1869 --
Mrs Isabella Elder, 1828-1905 --
Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), 1824-1907 --
The Barnaby Dynasty --
Alexander Carnegie Kirk, 1830-1892 --
Mackrow's Naval Architect's Pocket Boo --
Sir Edward J Reed, 1830-1906 --
Sir Edward J Harland, 1831-1895 --
James Howden, 1832-1913 --
Colin Archer, 1832-1921 --
George Wightwick Rendel, 1833-1902 --
Joseph Russell, 1834-1917 --
Alfred Thayer Mahan, 1840-1914 --
John Philip Holland, 1841-1914 --
Part 4: The World Wars 1900-1950 --
Sir Alfred Fernandez Yarrow, 1842-1932 --
Sir William Henry White, 1845-1913 --
Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval, 1845-1913 --
Sir Philip Watts, 1846-1926 --
Nathaniel G Herreshoff, 1848-1938 --
Frank Prior Purvis, 1850-1940 --
George Lennox Watson, 1851-1904 --
Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, 1854-1931 --
Sir John Harvard Biles, 1854-1933 --
William Fife III, 1857-1944 --
Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel, 1858-1913 --
Henry Alexander Mavor, 1858-1915 --
James Foster King, 1862-1947 --
Alexei Nicolaevitch Krylov, 1863-1945 --
Frederick Lobnitz, 1863-1932 --
David Watson Taylor, 1864-1940 --
Sir James Caird, 1864-1954 --
James Rennie Barnett, 1864-1965 --
Richard Oakley, 1906-1988 --
Oscar Kjellberg, 1870-1931 --
Sir Joseph Isherwood, 1870-1937 --
Robert MacGregor, 1873-1956 --
Guglielmo Marconi, 1874-1937 --
Shirley Brooks Ralston, 1874-1952 --
A P Møller, 1876-1965 --
Sir Westcott Stile Abell, 1877-1961 --
Sir Thomas Henry Havelock, 1877-1968 --
Sir William Wallace, 1881-1963 --
Marie-Augustin Augustin-Normand, 1881-1964 --
Sir James Lithgow, 1883-1952 --
Vladimir lvanovitch Yourkevitch, 1885-1964 --
The Ayre Brothers of Burntisland --
Henry J Kaiser, 1882-1967 --
Sir Maurice Edward Denny, 1886-1955 --
Sir James McFadyen McNeill, 1892-1964 --
Part 5: A Global Profession 1950-2000 --
William Hovgaard, 1857-1950 --
Anton Flettner, 1885-1961 --
Cuthbert Coulson Pounder, 1891-1982 --
Edmund Victor Telfer, 1897-1977 --
Hyman G Rickover, 1900-1986 --
Peter Du Cane, 1901-1984 --
Howard I Chapelle, 1901-1975 --
Sir Christopher Sydney Cockerell, 1910-1999 --
William Avery Baker, 1911-1981 --
James J Henry, 1913-1986 --
Sir lain Maxwell Stewart, 1916-1985 --
Ben Lexcen, 1936-1988.
Other Titles: Ships and shipbuilders
Responsibility: Fred M. Walker ; foreword by Trevor Blakeley.

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