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Ships of the world : an historical encyclopedia

Author: Lincoln P Paine
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers over one thousand of the worlds best-known ships with descriptions of physical characteristics, construction, and history; illustrations detailing the grandeur of oceangoing vessels; and chronologies providing a perspective on underwater archaeological sites, disasters at sea, and more.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History (form)
Encyclopedias (form)
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paine, Lincoln P.
Ships of the world.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997
(OCoLC)605362825
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lincoln P Paine
ISBN: 0395715563 9780395715567 0585109486 9780585109480
OCLC Number: 36621950
Description: xiv, 680 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Maps.-Literary ships.-Chronologies. Archaeological sites. Maritime and related technology. Voyages of discovery. Naval history. Shipwrecks, hijackings, and other disasters.-Glossary.
Responsibility: Lincoln P. Paine ; with contributions by James H. Terry and Hal Fessenden.
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Covers over one thousand of the worlds best-known ships with descriptions of physical characteristics, construction, and history; illustrations detailing the grandeur of oceangoing vessels; and chronologies providing a perspective on underwater archaeological sites, disasters at sea, and more.

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Note to researchers: The vessels mentioned in this book's index are included in the freely-accessible online database at http://ShipIndex.org. Use that site to explore more than 100,000 ship references from this and dozens of other books, journals, databases, and more. You'll find useful links back...
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