{"id":11631832452,"title":"Various: pre-war - 3 Talbot-Booth Ship Recognition books","handle":"various-pre-war-br-3-talbot-booth-ship-recog","description":"\u003cp\u003eShip History: \"Talbot-Booth's Merchant Ships, Volumes 1, 2, and 3\" by Lt. Cdr. E.C. Talbot-Booth, Director of the Ship Recognition Corps, printed 1978-79, hardbound w\/ dust jackets, 210 to 530 pages.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTalbot-Booth all but invented the art of ship recognition. His WW2 volumes were invaluable to Allied navies trying to determine if that distant puff of smoke was friend or foe. These three volumes are the crowning achievement of his career by covering thousands upon thousands of merchant vessels sailing in the late 1970s. Each ship gets a 1 inch to 200 feet profile drawing along with key information such as year launched, stats, sister ships, name and ownership changes. While it is fun to look through and find favorite liners, what is amazing is to browse through the huge amount of freighters, tankers, and obscure working boats that never crossed paths with most liner buffs. I find the beginning chapters very useful as they offer a refresher course in ship terms, the correct names for all the bits, sketches of different funnel designs, and more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe books are in excellent condition while the dust jackets are in good condition with moderate wear.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2017-08-02T13:09:52-04:00","created_at":"2017-08-02T13:09:52-04:00","vendor":"Nautiques","type":"- Books","tags":["- Books","Misc."],"price":7500,"price_min":7500,"price_max":7500,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":47533377668,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"12277","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Various: pre-war - 3 Talbot-Booth Ship Recognition books","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":7500,"weight":3629,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/Various_-_Pre_war_3_Talbot_booth_ship_recog.jpg?v=1503607052"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/Various_-_Pre_war_3_Talbot_booth_ship_recog.jpg?v=1503607052","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cp\u003eShip History: \"Talbot-Booth's Merchant Ships, Volumes 1, 2, and 3\" by Lt. Cdr. E.C. Talbot-Booth, Director of the Ship Recognition Corps, printed 1978-79, hardbound w\/ dust jackets, 210 to 530 pages.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTalbot-Booth all but invented the art of ship recognition. His WW2 volumes were invaluable to Allied navies trying to determine if that distant puff of smoke was friend or foe. These three volumes are the crowning achievement of his career by covering thousands upon thousands of merchant vessels sailing in the late 1970s. Each ship gets a 1 inch to 200 feet profile drawing along with key information such as year launched, stats, sister ships, name and ownership changes. While it is fun to look through and find favorite liners, what is amazing is to browse through the huge amount of freighters, tankers, and obscure working boats that never crossed paths with most liner buffs. I find the beginning chapters very useful as they offer a refresher course in ship terms, the correct names for all the bits, sketches of different funnel designs, and more.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe books are in excellent condition while the dust jackets are in good condition with moderate wear.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Various: pre-war - 3 Talbot-Booth Ship Recognition books

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Ship History: "Talbot-Booth's Merchant Ships, Volumes 1, 2, and 3" by Lt. Cdr. E.C. Talbot-Booth, Director of the Ship Recognition Corps, printed 1978-79, hardbound w/ dust jackets, 210 to 530 pages.

Talbot-Booth all but invented the art of ship recognition. His WW2 volumes were invaluable to Allied navies trying to determine if that distant puff of smoke was friend or foe. These three volumes are the crowning achievement of his career by covering thousands upon thousands of merchant vessels sailing in the late 1970s. Each ship gets a 1 inch to 200 feet profile drawing along with key information such as year launched, stats, sister ships, name and ownership changes. While it is fun to look through and find favorite liners, what is amazing is to browse through the huge amount of freighters, tankers, and obscure working boats that never crossed paths with most liner buffs. I find the beginning chapters very useful as they offer a refresher course in ship terms, the correct names for all the bits, sketches of different funnel designs, and more.

The books are in excellent condition while the dust jackets are in good condition with moderate wear.

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