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Tankers, giants of the sea

Charles Ira Coombs

Tankers, giants of the sea

by Charles Ira Coombs

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tankers -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Tankers.,
  • Ships.,
  • Petroleum industry and trade.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the use of tankers as oil-carrying vehicles, their construction, and life aboard them.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Charles Coombs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM455 .C64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4406290M
    ISBN 100688222056, 0688322050
    LC Control Number79009376

    Author: Onieu Carlson Created Date: 12/4/ AM. Figures from Marine Traffic, the online vessel finder tool, indicate that the tanker the last days of January was still located in the Gulf of Ob. So were also Sovcomflot’s two other new oil tankers, the «Shturman Albanov» and the «Shturman Malygin». Ice data from the Russian Federal Hydrometeorology Service show that the lion’s share of the Gulf of Ob is covered by fast ice.

    A summary of Part X (Section10) in Yann Martel's Life of Pi. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Life of Pi and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.   A Maersk oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Malta for two weeks after rescuing 27 migrants, including a child and a pregnant woman, with authorities in .

      File photo of the Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) ‘Vale Sohar’ in Nantong, China in January In the above photo, that isn’t a tanker, but rather a photo of one of the world’s largest. This is considerably in excess of the crew numbers for a commercial tanker of similar size: the extra crew is needed on a Naval vessel to handle at-sea refueling, battle stations, damage control, communications, etc. Capacity in barrels. In addition to bunker fuel for ships, the Fleet Oilers carried gasoline for ships' boats, aviation fuel.


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