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Uncommon Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

Uncommon Carriers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-04-03
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  • Publisher: Macmillan

McPhee, in prose distinguished by its warm humor, keen insight, and rich sense of human character, looks at the people who drive trucks, captain ships, pilot towboats, drive coal trains, and carry lobsters through the air: people who work in freight transportation.

Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 33

Carriers

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Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 478

Carriers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996
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  • Publisher: Vintage

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British Aircraft Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 384

British Aircraft Carriers

This book is a meticulously detailed history of British aircraft-carrying ships from the earliest experimental vessels to the Queen Elizabeth class, currently under construction and the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy. Individual chapters cover the design and construction of each class, with full technical details, and there are extensive summaries of every ship's career. Apart from the obvious large-deck carriers, the book also includes seaplane carriers, escort carriers and MAC ships, the maintenance ships built on carrier hulls, unbuilt projects, and the modern LPH. It concludes with a look at the future of naval aviation, while numerous appendices summarise related subjects l...

Aircraft Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Aircraft Carriers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000-08-01
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  • Publisher: Capstone

Provides an introduction to aircraft carriers, the ships known as "floating airports," from their inception in the early twentieth century, through their development during World War II, to the various classes of carriers in use today.

Aircraft Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft carriers are floating air bases, ready to deliver military power where it is needed most. Armed with the world's most advanced aircraft, they can strike at a moment's notice. Modern carriers are powered by nuclear reactors and can sail for years without refueling. Discover more about the most powerful ships on the high seas. Book jacket.

Aircraft Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft carriers are truly the fortresses of the sea! Students will get an inside-out view of these incredible floating cities, from how they are constructed to how they function as important parts of a country's defense. Students also will learn about the various aircraft that are on board and the crew that keeps aircraft carriers in ship shape!

Aircraft Carriers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 24

Aircraft Carriers

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005-01-01
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  • Publisher: Capstone

Text and photographs introduce aircraft carriers, their parts, and their crew who fix and fly aircraft.

Carrier
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 316

Carrier

The author explains how test results confirmed that she carried the gene for a rare debilitating condition, prompting her to explore the disease's affects on her mother and grandfather, as well as face tough decisions when deciding whether or not to have her own child. Original.

A treatise on the law of carriers of goods and passengers, by land and by water
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 791

A treatise on the law of carriers of goods and passengers, by land and by water

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1851
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  • Publisher: Ayer Co Pub

This 1849 treatise demonstrates the eforts of legal writers to free the transportation industry from rules developed in a pre-commercial society.