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message 1: by Monissa, Deck Hand (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:51PM) (new)

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Starting a new topic for this so we can find them.

This looks to be a useful work for looking up words:

An Universal Dictionary Of The Marine: Or, A Copious Explanation Of The Technical Terms And Phrases Employed In The Construction, Equipment, Furniture, Machinery, Movements, And Military Operations Of A Ship. Illustrated With Variety Of Original Designs Of Shipping, In Different Situations; Together With Separate Views Of Their Masts, Sails, Yards, And Rigging. To Which Is Annexed, A Translation Of The French Sea-Terms And Phrases, Collected From The Works Of Mess. Du Hamel, Aubin, Saverien, &C. By William Falconer, Author Of The Shipwreck aka William Falconer's Dictionary of the Marine

http://southseas.nla.gov.au/refs/falc...


message 2: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:51PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse The master of the concise title ;).


message 3: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:54PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Here's a fascinating site I just ran across today, with information about major British ports right back to Roman times.

http://www.portcities.org.uk/


message 4: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:56PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse I sometimes buy original art from local artists, but I shall probably have to admire these prints from afar.

That link didn't work so well for me (may be a ffox thing), so I'm posting this one:

http://www.artmarine.co.uk/OBrian/


message 5: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:02PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Scotty's link re: use of language in O'Brian's novels:

http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/langua...


message 6: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:09PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Glenn's link re: the Royal Clipper:

http://www.starclippers.com/ships_rc....


message 7: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:09PM) (new)


message 8: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:09PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Portsmouth Historic Dockyard:

http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/


message 9: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:09PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Monissa's collection of links:

On Deck, webzine of the Navy & Marine Living History Association
http://www.navyandmarine.org/o...

Schoonerman isn't a bad site for terminology
http://www.schoonerman.com/

Links to Australian sites
http://www.maritimeworld.net

A long list of links to individual ships
http://www.tallship-fan.de/ind...

A long list of links
http://www.boat-links.com/inde...

And my work in progress, for photos
http://www.monissa.com/maritim...


message 10: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:09PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Scotty's sailing links:

This the one that has links to sailing opportunities:
http://www.sailtraininginterna...

This is the “Lady Nelson” homepage:
http://www.ladynelson.org.au/c...

This is a link to dictionaries of nautical terms:
http://www.termisti.refer.org/...

This is the link to the American Sailing Association:
http://www.american-sailing.co...

This is the link to US Sailing:
http://www.ussailing.org/


message 11: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:09PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse And a shiny new link just for today:

The Chatham Historic Dockyard
http://www.chdt.org.uk/

Where many RN warships were built, once upon a time.


message 12: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:16PM) (new)


message 13: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:24PM) (new)

Debbie Moorhouse Just dropping the sailing ship simulator in here for reference:
http://home.wxs.nl/%7Epdavis/


message 14: by Debbie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:24PM) (new)


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