The Facts on File Dictionary of Nautical Terms

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The sailor's lexicon takes on new words faster than it can bail out the old. While containers have replaced break bulk cargoes in the world's largest ports, and a solo circumnavigator can be tracked around the globe via sophisticated communications systems, modern contrivances merely supplement older ones - they rarely replace them altogether. Thus the language of the sea today reflects generations of the sailor's enterprise. Thompson Lenfestey's Facts On File Dictionary of Nautical Terms is the most modern, comprehensive ...

The Facts on File Dictionary of Nautical Terms 1994, Facts on File, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816020874

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