RMS Titanic Manual: 1909-1912 Olympic Class

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The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched, and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captain’s responsibilities, including the operation of a transatlantic liner. Consider the chief engineer’s view—how did he manage the huge engines and other onboard systems? What was it like to ...

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Overview

The world famous ocean liner Titanic, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1912, is the latest subject to receive the Haynes Manual treatment. With an authoritative text and hundreds of illustrations, see how this leviathan was built, launched, and fitted out. Read about her lavish passenger accommodation. Learn about the captain’s responsibilities, including the operation of a transatlantic liner. Consider the chief engineer’s view—how did he manage the huge engines and other onboard systems? What was it like to operate the luxury ocean liner from the perspective of Titanic’s owner, the White Star line?

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HOBBY MERCHANDISER
With an authoritative text supported by more than two hundred illustrations, RMS Titanic Owners' Workshop Manual helps readers discover how this Leviathan of the seas was built, launched, and fitted out, understand the complexities of her massive engine room and appreciate the lavish passenger accommodations. Readers will also learn about the captain's many responsibilities and discover how the chief engineer kept the mighty ship and its systems running. This one-of-a-kind book offers a rare and fascinating insight into the design, construction, and operation of the Titanic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760340790
  • Publisher: Zenith Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/2011
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 788,687
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Richard P. de Kerbrech BSc, Cert Ed, I Eng, served his marine engineering apprenticeship with Shaw, Savill & Albion shipping company. He was an inspector at the Admiralty Marine Engineering Establishment before becoming a lecturer in Mechanical and Production Engineering. He is the author of more than twelve books on maritime history. He lives on the Isle of Wight. David Hutchings I Eng, MRINA, served his shipwright apprenticeship in the Royal Dockyard at Portsmouth. He followed a career as a draughtsman, weights engineer, and technical librarian in the Royal Dockyard, at the Admiralty Experimental Works, Haslar, with Vosper International and Marconi Underwater Systems, and finally with Vosper Thornycroft. He is the author of nine books on maritime history and lives in Lee-on-The-Solent.Richard P. de Kerbrech BSc, Cert Ed, I Eng, served his marine engineering apprenticeship with Shaw, Savill & Albion shipping company. He was an inspector at the Admiralty Marine Engineering Establishment before becoming a lecturer in Mechanical and Production Engineering. He is the author of more than twelve books on maritime history. He lives on the Isle of Wight. David Hutchings I Eng, MRINA, served his shipwright apprenticeship in the Royal Dockyard at Portsmouth. He followed a career as a draughtsman, weights engineer, and technical librarian in the Royal Dockyard, at the Admiralty Experimental Works, Haslar, with Vosper International and Marconi Underwater Systems, and finally with Vosper Thornycroft. He is the author of nine books on maritime history and lives in Lee-on-The-Solent.

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