TITLE

Cargo ships

AUTHOR(S)
Parker, Althea; Parker, Edward
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
Cricket;Oct94, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Tells how goods have been moved on the sea since earliest times up to the present. Early rafts made of logs, bamboo poles or inflated animal skins; How they were propelled; Dugouts; Frame boats; Wooden hulled boats; Sails and how wind drives sailboats; Steering; Modern cargo ships. INSETS: How a ship's propeller works;Modern engines (how diesel and gas turbine engines work).
ACCESSION #
9410217571

 

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