skip to content
Ships of the world : an historical encyclopedia Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Summary:
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.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.
More information:

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

Ships mentioned in this book are listed at ShipIndex.org

by ShipIndex (WorldCat user published 2009-09-02) Very Good Permalink

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...
Read more...  Read more...

  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful. Did it help you? 
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (1)

  • B(256 items)
    by bfiller updated 2010-09-20
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/36621950<\/a>> # Ships of the world : an historical encyclopedia<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"36621950<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mau<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85121591<\/a>> ; # Ships<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/55_41_history_of_shipping_ship_building_and_ships<\/a>> ; # 55.41 history of shipping, ship building and ships<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/623.82003\/e21\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/ships<\/a>> ; # Ships<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/schepen<\/a>> ; # Schepen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/navires<\/a>> ; # Navires<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/36195288<\/a>> ; # Lincoln P. Paine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"1997<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"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.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Maps.-Literary ships.-Chronologies. Archaeological sites. Maritime and related technology. Voyages of discovery. Naval history. Shipwrecks, hijackings, and other disasters.-Glossary.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/799451710<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Encyclopedias<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"History (form)<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Encyclopedias (form)<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/605362825<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ships of the world : an historical encyclopedia<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"36621950<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/www.credoreference.com\/book\/shipheads<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/www.credoreference.com\/vol\/353<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/search.ebscohost.com\/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=10175<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780395715567<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780585109480<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36621950<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/623.82003\/e21\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/55_41_history_of_shipping_ship_building_and_ships<\/a>> # 55.41 history of shipping, ship building and ships<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"55.41 history of shipping, ship building and ships<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/navires<\/a>> # Navires<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Navires<\/span>\"@fr<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/schepen<\/a>> # Schepen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Schepen<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/799451710#Topic\/ships<\/a>> # Ships<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ships<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85121591<\/a>> # Ships<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ships<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mau<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"mau<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/36195288<\/a>> # Lincoln P. Paine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Paine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Lincoln P.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lincoln P. Paine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780395715567<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0395715563<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780395715567<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780585109480<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0585109486<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780585109480<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.credoreference.com\/book\/shipheads<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"Connect to online access<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.credoreference.com\/vol\/353<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"Online access via Credo Reference<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/605362825<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:label<\/a> \"Ships of the world.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Online version:<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/36621950<\/a>> ; # Ships of the world : an historical encyclopedia<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n