Youngsters in the market for a little career inspiration should look no further than From Oceans to Embassies for its depiction of a rich and varied life at sea with a seamless transition to shore. Gillian charts the course her life has taken with the help of more than 200 stunning photographs.
Nautilus Telegraph's Book of the Month for June 2020. A Wife on the Ocean Wave is a memoir of Carole’s early years of marriage travelling the world, taken from diaries and letters written to parents over a five-year period.
Nautilus Telegraph's Book of the Month for May 2020. The first full history of the Harwich - Zeebrugge train ferry service, written by an ex-employee with access to previously unpublished material and images.
Leith-Built Ships is a testimony to the skill of the men who built the ships and to the many men and women who may have sailed or served on them. This history is brought together in vol. I of a three-volume series about the almost-forgotten part that Leith played in our great maritime heritage and is the culmination of the author’s lifetime experience of shipbuilding.
This comprehensive company history will have a niche audience, but promises rich rewards for connoisseurs of British coastal shipping. As the introductory sections explain, Coast Lines Limited 1913-1975 is the last in a series of four books exploring the companies that would eventually form Coast Lines – ‘the largest and most successful coastal shipping company of the 20th century’.
Andrew Wiltshire’s 2018 volume South Wales Tugs in Colour took the reader on a journey down the Bristol Channel from Newport to Swansea, and now we’re heading back up again with another quirky picture book.
A thriller that ranges from Cameroon to the Congo and South Africa, by way of the sea. This book weaves themes of racism, exploitation and transnational crime into its rags-to-riches yarn about an alchemist-like quest to create the world's biggest diamond from illegally mined materials.
This book is intended to give those considering entering the marine superintendency discipline an understanding of the role of the Ship Superintendent. It is intended to introduce them to the wide range of duties and responsibilities. It is also intended for those currently in this role who may be looking for different thinking and methodologies.
Marie of Gizo is a short novella steeped in colonial history that loosely follows in the tradition of James Clavell’s Asian Saga novels. Missionaries, colonial officials, traders, Australians on the run and exotic island women mingle in the jungles and on the beaches of the last unspoiled Pacific paradise while facing the threat of the political and economic change which the outside world wants to force on them.