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Maritime Studies: Shipbuilding-General

Web Sites

Worst Jobs in History

A humorous look from Britain at the difficulties of maritime life. About 9 minutes long.

Print Books

The call number for ship construction is VM, however, the books may be in different parts of the library.



Steffy, J. Richard. Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks. OVERSIZE VM144 .S73 1994

Martin, Lillian Ray. The Art and Architecture of Venetian Ships and Boats. N8230 .M425 2001.

Thiesen, William. Industrializing American Shipbuilding; the transformation of ship design and construction, 1820-1920. VM23 .T56 2006

Eyres, David. Ship Construction. VM145 .E94 2007

Still, William. Confederate Shipbuilding. VM299.6 S75 1987

Chapelle, Howard. The History of American Sailing Ships. VM23 C53x 1935

 Maschner, Herbert. Handbook of Archaeological Methods  CC75 .H337 2005

Album de Colbert, 1670  Rare Oversize V795 .A53 1988
Facsimile of an atlas of plates preserved at the Service Historique de la Marine in the Pavillon de la Reine at the Château of Vincennes. It comes from the former archives of the Hydrographic Service


Ship Fastening: from Sewn Boat to Steamship Special Collections Reference VM15 .M39 2005

The Philosophy of Shipbuilding: Conceptual Approaches to the Study of Wooden Ships VM144 .P49 2004



Phoenician Expedition - pt. 1

For the remaining 7 parts of this series, search YouTube for "Phoenician Expedition."