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    MORE MINIATURE MERCHANT SHIPS.
    By John Bowen. Hardback, 0.54kg 190mm x 255mm, 208 pages, black & white photographs and drawings, Published 2003.

    John Bowen brings his knowledge and expertise of waterline ship modelling to a second volume of 'Miniature Merchant Ships', including examples such as Haverford (1901), Carpathia (1903), Oronsay (1925) and Braemar Castle (1952). The book opens with a section giving advice on initial preparations finding and using plans, suitable materials and tools. This section also presents an alphabetical list of the principal fittings on a ship (those that would be included on this type of model) hatches, winches, capstans, anchors, etc with details and diagrams on how to make them. Section II comprises 30 sets of plans of ships built between 1900 and 1969. These are accompanied with at least one photograph of the ship, a full specification, brief history, and notes on essential constructional details, including colour scheme.

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    WORKING SCALE MODEL MERCHANT SHIPS.
    By Tom Gorman. Paperback, 0.54kg 185mm x 245mm, 184 pages, black & white photographs and drawings, Published 1997.
    A comprehensive guide to the building and sailing of working scale model merchant ships, this new paperback edition covers the spectrum of ship types from tankers to trawlers to paddle-steamers. Every stage of construction is covered in full detail, beginning with the building of the hull and concluding with propulsion, ballasting, and sailing the completed model. All building methods and materials are described, including plank on frame construction, GRP molding of hulls, and casting of deck fittings. Chapters are devoted to the installation of electric motors and steam engines, and the fitting and operation of radio control equipment. This book is indispensable reading for ship modelers of all skill levels. "

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    SAILING SHIP RIGS & RIGGING.
    By Harold A. Underhill. Hardcover, 180mm x 245mm, 128 pages, monochrome sketches and line drawings.
    The authoritative work of Harold A. Underhill is now acknowledged throughout the world by those who find interest in sailing ships.
    In this book the identification of types and sail plans of many famous ships are reproduced with a brief description of each rig. There are 32 illustrations and a complete range of sail and rigging plans from the 5-masted full-rigged ship Preussen to a Humber keel.
    These plans are fully detailed with all running and standing rigging. Each plan is accompanied by a full description of the vessel, notes on points of interest, and all details such as dates, builders, owners, dimensions etc.

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