TITLE

BOOKS

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Apr2010, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
The article reviews several books including "Learning the Rule of the Road: A Guide for Skippers and Crews of Small Craft," 4th edition, by Basil Mosenthal, "Daring Class Destroyers," by Neil McCart and "First Aid at Sea," 5th edition by Douglas Justins and Colin Berry.
ACCESSION #
50407747

 

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