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  • $59.95
     The Merchant Marine is composed of all the commercial ships of a country and the personnel that man them. The American Merchant Seaman's Manual has been the primary seamanship text and reference book for the American Merchant Marine for more than sixty years. Merchant mariners going to sea for t...
  • $49.95
    Volume I was updated in 1984. This is the 1984 Update of 1981. Volume II has all the valuable tables and calculations and was published in 1981. So this really is a complete set, as the 1984 is just an update of the 1981.
  • $20.95 $24.95
    According to Captain Hooyer, forces acting on the ship have an effective lever arm with respect to a hypothetical pivot point. The forces creating or affecting this pivot point include the ship’s motion, underwater resistance, and momentum. The book will be particularly helpful to pilots and ship...
  • $34.95 $49.95
    Chemical Data Guide for Bulk Shipment by Water: Marine Technical and Hazardous Materials Division. The data in this guide was compiled from a number of sources in the interest of safe water movement of bulk chemicals. Hopefully, by providing key chemical information in an easy to use form, this...
  • $23.95 $49.95
    Light List: Volume 5 - Mississippi River System covers the entire Mississippi River as it runs from its source in northwestern Minnesota to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico. Included are all Coast Guard aids to navigation used for general navigation such as lights, sound signals, buoys, daybeacons...
  • $59.95
    Authored by a man with extensive experience in salvage operations, this is a comprehensive treatment of ship salvage in all its aspects, but written in plain language. The early chapters introduce the concepts of marine salvage and explain how the parties involved in a salvage operation relate. S...
  • $38.95
    Data in this book are no longer valid for navigation. It is preserved in print because many training programs (including USCG and US Navy ) use examples from 1981 to teach celestial navigation. USCG license exams require data from this almanac. These exams also require Sight Reduction Tables, Pub...
  • $38.95
    Data in this book are no longer valid for navigation. It is preserved in print because many training programs (including USCG and US Navy ) use examples from 1981 to teach celestial navigation. USCG license exams require data from this almanac. These exams also require Sight Reduction Tables,...
  • $19.95
    Around the shores of the Pacific Ocean, along the western coastline of California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska, lie the remains of legions of vessels of every description and every flag. Some lie buried in the depths, never to be found. Others lie as twisted remains along the ...
  • $19.95
    This book provides information on all aspects of towing operations and related subjects. It is directed to the attention of those directly involved and to avid boatmen and women interested in the diverse aspects of seamanship. As you cross bridges and see tugboats and tow boats moving enormous ca...
  • $39.95 $50.00
    The Radio Navigational Aids (Pub 117) publication contains a detailed list of selected worldwide radio stations that provide services to the mariner. The publication is divided into chapters according to the nature of the service provided by the radio stations. The services include RDF and Radar ...
  • $28.95 $46.95
    Latitudes 15° - 30°, Inclusive. The Sight Reduction Tables for Marine Navigation (Pub 229) is published in six volumes, each of which contains two-eight degree zones of latitude with a one-degree overlap between volumes. They are designed to facilitate the practice of celestial navigation at sea....
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    One cannot hold this small, delicate, slipcovered book without being impressed by the nearly 200-year unbroken chain of publication that it has enjoyed. It sailed on U.S. merchantmen and Navy ships shortly after the quasi-war with France and during British impressment of merchant seamen that led ...
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    A comprehensive book explaining the use of the 2102D star finder, and the many applications it offers in planning navigation. Its numerous examples and diagrams make it a most definitive treatment. In addition to a description of the star finder and its basic use, the book covers: brightness and ...