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What ship is that? : a field guide to boats and ships

Author: Bobby Basnight
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An instant identification guide, What Ship is That? points out detailed drawings and descriptions that bring to life nearly 100 types of ships, from aircraft carriers to bulk carriers, harbor tugs to shrimp trawlers, catboats to schooners and every other ship currently plying oceans and waterways. The author demonstrates the difference between a ship rig and a bark, a brig and a brigantine, and a yawl and a ketch in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bobby Basnight
ISBN: 9781599213125 1599213125
OCLC Number: 214323023
Description: xiv, 198 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 15 x 23 cm
Contents: A ship-spotter's guide --
In harbor --
Merchant ships --
Military and government vessels --
Fishing for a living --
Under sail --
Head of the river.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Bobby L. Basnight.

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An instant identification guide that brings to life 96 types of boats and ships.  Read more...

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A good reference for any person who wants to learn how to tell one type of ship from another, what they do, and where they trade. Bob Basnight's clear drawings and descriptions make it easy to Read more...

 
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