All About Ships by Lieut. Taprell Dorling, R.N

'All About Ships' provides a rich panorama of the history ships — from ancient wooden vessels and British naval ships to merchant clippers and steamships. It includes chapters on propulsion machinery, ship equipment, navigational aids and the like. Published in 1912, the illustrated book was written by Henry Taprell Dorling (1883–1968), a Royal Navy officer who served in World Wars I and II and had a flair for writing. The digitised volume is courtesy of the University of California Berkeley Library. (26 MiB, PDF, 454 pages)

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