Man on the Ocean: A Book about Boats and Ships
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Man on the Ocean: A Book about Boats and Ships

By R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne
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Table of Contents
  • R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Man on the Ocean"
    • Chapter One.
      • Treats of Ships in General.
    • Treats of Ships in General.
    • Chapter Two.
      • The Earliest Days of Water-Travelling.
    • The Earliest Days of Water-Travelling.
    • Chapter Three.
      • Rafts and Canoes.
    • Rafts and Canoes.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Ancient Ships and Navigators.
    • Ancient Ships and Navigators.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Mariner’s Compass—Portuguese Discoveries.
    • The Mariner’s Compass—Portuguese Discoveries.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Boats, Model-Boat Making, etcetera.
      • A Model Boat.
    • Boats, Model-Boat Making, etcetera.
    • A Model Boat.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Lifeboats and Lightships.
      • Grace Darling.
      • Lifeboats.
      • Lightships.
    • Lifeboats and Lightships.
    • Grace Darling.
    • Lifeboats.
    • Lightships.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Docks and Shipbuilding.
      • The Dockyard.
      • Nature and Use of Docks.
      • Building a Ship.
    • Docks and Shipbuilding.
    • The Dockyard.
    • Nature and Use of Docks.
    • Building a Ship.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • The Launch, etcetera.
      • Rigging a Ship.
    • The Launch, etcetera.
    • Rigging a Ship.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Coasting Vessels.
      • Sloops.
      • The Cutter.
      • The Schooner.
      • The Brig.
      • The Brigantine.
    • Coasting Vessels.
    • Sloops.
    • The Cutter.
    • The Schooner.
    • The Brig.
    • The Brigantine.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Vessels of Large Size.
      • The Barque.
      • The Ship.
    • Vessels of Large Size.
    • The Barque.
    • The Ship.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Wooden and Iron Walls.
    • Wooden and Iron Walls.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Origins of Steamships—Ocean-Steamers, etcetera.
      • The First Steamer.
      • The Comet.
      • The “Argyle”, afterwards named “The Thames.”
      • Ocean-Steamers.
      • The “Savannah” Steamer.
      • Ocean Mail-Steamers.
      • The Czar’s Yacht “Livadia.”
    • Origins of Steamships—Ocean-Steamers, etcetera.
    • The First Steamer.
    • The Comet.
    • The “Argyle”, afterwards named “The Thames.”
    • Ocean-Steamers.
    • The “Savannah” Steamer.
    • Ocean Mail-Steamers.
    • The Czar’s Yacht “Livadia.”
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • The “Great Eastern.”
    • The “Great Eastern.”
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Curious Craft of Many Lands.
    • Curious Craft of Many Lands.
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