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BOOKS Deane's Doctrine of Naval Architecture, 1670, ed. and intro. by Brian Lavery (Conway Maritime Press, Greenwich, England, 1981, 128 pp., illus., 20). A never-before published treatise written over 300 years ago by English born Master Shipwright Sir Anthony Deane, whose approach is scientifically documented rather than purely traditional. He is credited with being the first to be able to accurately calculate displacement of vessels from drawings. Includes introduction with historical background, sections on arithmetic, hull design, and specifications for rigging. Traditions and Memories of American Yachting, by William P . Stephens (International Marine Publishing, Camden, Me., 1981, 355 pp., illus., $35 .00) . This book is a compilation of articles Bill Stephens wrote for Motor Boating Magazine from 1939 to 1946. Rare and Out-of-Print Books

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The articles cover a vast array of sailing yacht history and what were then contemporary subjects. There are numerous photos and line drawings of some famous and not so famous vessels, from the small racing sandbaggers to the enormous America's Cup competitors, as well as articles on yacht designers, such as Kemp, Gardner, Crowninshield and Herreshoff. The Traditions and Memories of American Yachting is a handsomely laid out book and is highly recommended to the person who appreciates the aesthetics of traditional sailing yachts. NEAL EV AN PARKER

Neal Parker is Captain of the Chesapeake Bay skipjack Mamie A. Mister out of Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn. Saga of A Yankee Whaleman, by Sylvia Thomas (Old Dartmouth Historical Society, Whaling Museum, New Bedford Mass . 1981 , 132 pp., illus., $10).

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A granddaughter of a New Bedford whaling captain traces his career from apprenticeship as ship's carpenter in 1853 to ship master until 1876. A fine and through work , includes research logs and journals, oral histories. The author herself retraced numerous South Pacific voyages to New Zealand, the Chatham Islands . Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty: The Last Naval Hero, by Stephen Roskill (Atheneum, New York, 1981, 430 pp. illus., $19.95). The consciously colorful WW I British Grand Fleet commander who led the battle cruisers at Jutland finds sympathetic but not uncritical treatment in this well documented biography. Three books by William H. Miller, Jr. : Great Luxury Liners 1927-1954: A Photographic Record (New York NY, Dover Publications, Inc., 1981, 160 pp., illus., photo., $8.95). Luxury Liner Row: Passenger Ships at New York (New York NY, Quadrant Press, Inc,. 1981, 97 pp., illus., photos, $9.50). Transatlantic Liners 19451980 (New York NY, Arco Publishing, Inc,. 1981, 222 pp., illus., 250 photos, $21.95). Bill Miller was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, across the Hudson from New York City-a waterfront town where the great passenger liners used to dock-and from an early age these vessels captured his imagination, and indeed his serious study. These three books are a compilation of photographs and material tracing the careers of these vessels from their golden age in the earlier half of this century to the present. The Norse Discovery of America, by Paul H. Chapman (One Candle Press, Atlanta, Ga., 1981, 120 pp., illus., $5.95/ paperback, $9.95/hardcover). The author of The Man Who Led Columbus to America traces the routes and pinpoints the three lands and seven locales where the Norse explorer Eric, and his children may have landed, using navigational calculations in conjunction with original historical texts. The Hudson: A Guidebook to the River, by Arthur G. Adams (State University of New York Press, Albany, NY, 1980, 424 pp., illus., maps, $14.95). Mr. Adams, president of the Hudson River Maritime Center (see Ship Notes) gives five possible routes for exploring the Hudson-up the river channel, along the east or west banks, by rail or road. Histtorical, geological, architectural details are i.given on a mile-by-mile basis. .t SEA HISTORY, SUMMER 1981

Sea History 021 - Summer 1981  

7 WE COULD DO NO LESS: JOHN M. WILL REMEMBERED • 12 TOWING IN TIME WITH McALLISTER, Oswald L. Brett • 18 A MATTER OF RESTORATION: THE CHINA...

Sea History 021 - Summer 1981  

7 WE COULD DO NO LESS: JOHN M. WILL REMEMBERED • 12 TOWING IN TIME WITH McALLISTER, Oswald L. Brett • 18 A MATTER OF RESTORATION: THE CHINA...

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