By Nick Robins
This is the tale of the ships that got here to the Pool and, with it, the advance of London as a port and a global advertisement centre. it's a thrilling tale, jam-packed with color and bustle that would attract many, together with the various viewers that come to work out HMS Belfast.
By Michael D. White
By Curt Brown
By Lt. Col. John R., Jr., USMC (Ret.) Yates,Thomas Yates
This ebook additionally tells the tale of the Barracks Marines’ participation within the Seminole Wars, the motion in Samoa, the Boer Wars, the Philippine insurrection, Panama, the Boxer uprising, the Mexican conflict, the Civil warfare, the Spanish American struggle and international warfare I. This ebook unearths a naval prison’s lifestyles at the shipyard for which the Marines have been liable for many years.
By Joe J. Simmons III
In his creation, Simmons discusses proof of what equipment early sailors used for reduction. next chapters concentrate on each one century of pre-modern exploration and the advancements of send layout at bow and stern the place sailors have been accommodated. officials had the luxurious of enclosed, closetlike amenities; the book's name comes from a poem within which the ship's chaplain begs to be allowed to take advantage of the officials' sumptuous amenities instead of the "vulgar tubes"the downward-projecting trunking by which effluvia was once directed into the sea.
With transparent illustrations and a timeline that graphs the advance of sanitary amenities, these Vulgar Tubes fills a longstanding void within the historical past of maritime travel.
By Joel Stone
By Norman J. Brouwer
By John Jordan,Stephen Dent
By J D. Davies
The military additionally did a lot to form Wales itself. town of Pembroke Dock was once created through the country's in basic terms Royal Dockyard, whereas the growth of the coal and copper industries was once principally pushed by means of the army. finished, enlightening and provocative, Britannia's Dragon additionally explodes many myths approximately Welsh background, arguing that the majority Welshmen within the crusing military have been volunteers now not pressed males, and that relative to the dimensions of nationwide populations, proportionally extra Welsh seaman than English fought at Trafalgar.
By R. Amin