Title MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP VOLUME III. B.R. 67 (3/51)
Publisher Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London,1954.
Seller ID 23288
484 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board, gold emblem on front board) - no dust jacket. "Volume III, herewith, comprises information on the more advanced aspects of seamanship, and is in tended as a book of reference for seamen of experience." Chapter headings: Officer-of-the-Watch in Harbour; Officer-of-the-Watch at Sea; Rule of the Road; Manoeuvring in Company; Handling Ships in Narrow Waters; Handling Ships in Heavy Wea t h e r ; T owing at Sea; Moorings; Salvage Operations; Wreck Dispersal; Extempore Handling of Heavy Weights; Fire-Fighting; Abandoning Ship, Survival, and Rescue; Warship Construction; Pumping and Ventilating Systems of a Warship; Equipment and Ma in te na nc e o f Warships; Types and Design of Merchant Ships, and Tonnage Measurements; Ship Stability; Cargo Stowage; Appendix: Dimensions and Strengths of Nylon Rope and of Common Rigging Fittings; Index. Previous owner's name inked out on fron t p ast edo wn, s ma ll light soiling mark on bottom of text block, very light edge wear - small bump/scuff on front edge of front board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing - small shallow dint on rear board, slight loss of gold let teri ng o n sp ine . Ver y Good-