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Used and Out of Print Books on Ships, Shipbuilding and Shipwrecks
An Outline of Australian Naval History -by- Australian Department of Defence (Navy). ISBN 0642022550.
Covers: The discovery and settlement of Australia; The early years in Australia; The Australian Squadron Royal Navy; The
Australian state navies; Australian-British naval negotiations 1869-1903; Foundation of the Royal Australian Navy; The RAN
in World War I; The RAN between World Wars; The RAN in World War II; The RAN in the Korean War; The RAN in the Vietnam War;
Naval aviation in the RAN; Docks and shipbuilding in Australia; The Women's Services; The Naval Reserves; Sea power and its
meaning to Australia; Fighting ships of the RAN 1911-1975; Commissioned naval shore establishments of the RAN 1975; Chronology
World War I; Chronology World War II. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Used softcover book. 90 pages. (Australian
Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1976) Covers are worn. Pages are in fine condition.
Challenger At Sea A Ship That Revolutionized Earth Science -by- Kenneth J Hsü (Kenneth J Hsu). ISBN 0691087350. The
story of the famous geological research ship 'Glomar Challenger' told by a leading oceanographer and earth scientist.
(1992, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 417 pages. In excellent condition.
HMAS Rockhampton Australian Corvette in World War II -by- Gilbert Wahlquist. ISBN 0646449931. Signed copy. Signed by Gilbert Wahlquist
on half title page. Used softcover book. 275 pages. (self-published by Gilbert Wahlquist. Printed by Draftex
Corporation. Sydney. 2005) Light wear to spine. Else in excellent condition.
Sailing Ships of the High Seas. Set of 4 Prints in a Folder showing a Brigantine, Sloop, Naval Sloop and Man-o-war and
an information sheet. Folder size 8.5" x 10.5" (21cm x 27cm). The information sheet is
reproduced here. (Time Life Int'l, Nederland B.V. Undated) Folder is lightly foxed and has slight insect
damage along one edge of back.
The prints are in excellent condition.
Shipwrecks Along The Great Ocean Road Shipwrecks on The Victorian West Coast From Point Lonsdale to
Portland -by- Jack Loney. 10th Edition 1996. ISBN 0959985387. Australian Shipwrecks on the Victorian
Coastline. (No publisher. No place. Reprint of 10th Edition 1996) Corners of covers are worn. Bookshop sticker on
rear cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
Tall Ships And Australia Day Telecom Australia Pictorial Souvenir. Used spiral-bound softcover book of
colour photographs of the tall ships which visited Sydney Harbour for Australia's Bicentennial visit of the Tall Ships in 1988;
Telecom staff photographers captured the many moods of the ships, at dockside and under sail. 50 pages. (Telecom Corporate
Communications. Sydney. 1988) Covers are worn on edges and lightly scuffed. Pages are very good.
The Wreck Of The Barque Stefano Off The North West Cape Of Australia in 1875 -by- Gustave Rathe. ISBN 0859051447.
Australian Shipwrecks. The author is the grandson of the principal character, Michael Baccich, in this true adventure story of the wreck of the
newly-constructed 160-foot barque 'Stefano'; after weeks of storms the barque ran aground about 9 miles off the northwest coast of
Australia and sinks; of the 10 survivors, only 2 finally escape death. Used paperback book. 124 pages. (Hesperian Press, Victoria Park,
W.A. Reprint, 1999) In very good condition.
Treasures from The 'Vergulde Draeck' -by- Jeremy N Green. Western Australian Museum Information Series
No. 5. Australian shipwrecks. Marine Archaeology. The Dutch East Indiaman, the 'Vergulde Draeck', sank on a reef 120 km
north of Perth in 1656; the wreck was first discovered in 1963 and in January 1972 a full scale excavation was started;
this publication is the preliminary report on the excavation together with its historical background. Illustrated with black
and white photographs and drawings. Used softcover booklet. 29 pages. (Western Australian Museum) Foxing and marks on rear
cover and rear endpaper. Pages are rippled in top corner from exposure to moisture but not stained. Else good.
Wrecks Along The Great Ocean Road Shipwrecks on The West Coast From Point Lonsdale to
Portland -by- J K Loney (Jack Loney). 1979 Edition. ISBN 0959985387. Australian Shipwrecks on the Victorian
Coastline. (No publisher. No place. 1979) Covers are creased. Foxing on edges of pages. Remains of stickers
on the rear cover. Else very good.
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