Cargo ships

Parker, Althea; Parker, Edward
October 1994
Cricket;Oct94, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p20
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).


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