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  • British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft: Ship and Machinery Rules 1947

    Authors

    British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft

    Catalogue number

    UNK

    Authors

    British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft

    Catalogue number

    UNK

  • British Corporation Ship & Machinery Rules 1947

    Authors

    British Corporation

    Shelf Location

    AP

    Authors

    British Corporation

    Shelf Location

    AP

  • The Ships of British Columbia: An Illustrated History of British Columbia Ferry Corporation

    Authors

    Gary & Patricia Bannerman

    Shelf Location

    25

    Authors

    Gary & Patricia Bannerman

    Catalogue number

    UNK

    Shelf Location

    25

  • British Corporation 1890-1946 The War Years in Retrospective and A Brief Account of the Society's Origin & History

    Authors

    BC

    Authors

    BC

  • The British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft 1890-1947

    Shelf Location

    AP

    Catalogue number

    UNK

    Shelf Location

    AP

    Catalogue number

    UNK

  • Hull and Machinery Reports: "The British Corporation" Register of Shipping and Aircraft

    Shelf Location

    RR11

    Catalogue number

    720.204

    Shelf Location

    RR11

    Catalogue number

    720.204

  • The engineering division of British Shipbuilders

    Authors

    P A Milne

    Date published

    1984

    Abstract

    The Engineering Division of British Shipbuilders was formed in 1980 when the corporation was reorganised on the basis of operating in broad product groupings. The operating divisions and functional departments of the corporation are charted and the market within which the Division operates is outlined. Broadly speaking it can be divided into engine building and general engineering. Company products and services are listed the 2 remaining engine building facilities being Clark Hawthorn and John G. Kincaid. The Divisions organisation is supplied and its member companies listed. Ways in which performance has been improved and costs reduced are discussed. The Division's achievements in developing and improving its product range are considered and its work on shaft-driven generators fluidized-bed boilers and waste heat recovery plants illustrated.

    Authors

    P A Milne

    Date published

    1984

  • Metric units in the iron and steel industry

    Authors

    British Steel Corporation

    Shelf Location

    210c

    Authors

    British Steel Corporation

    Publisher

    British Steel Corporation (BSC)

    Shelf Location

    210c

    Date published

    1971

  • Corrosion Attack and Defence

    Authors

    [British Steel Corporation and NCST Trent Polytechnic]; material collected and arranged by Cyril Gorham

    Shelf Location

    211c

    Abstract

    Contents include: wasting assets, natural corrosion trials, dry and wet corrosion, defence against corrosion, case histories.

    Authors

    [British Steel Corporation and NCST Trent Polytechnic]; material collected and arranged by Cyril Gorham

    Publisher

    [Sheffield] : Market Promotion Department, British Steel Corporation, Special Steels Division, 1975.

    Catalogue number

    620.1623

    Shelf Location

    211c

    Date published

    1975

    ISBN number

    950045128

  • Iron and steel specifications

    Authors

    British Steel Corporation

    Shelf Location

    205a

    Abstract

    The information in this book is summarised from published standards current at the time of closing for press. It includes: Introduction to BS970 SAE and AISI Specifications BS Aircraft Specifications DTD Specifications BS Specifications ISO Recommendations Euronorms ASTM Standards American Petroleum Institute API Specifications Branded steels made by British Steel Corporation Related Specifications

    Authors

    British Steel Corporation

    Shelf Location

    205a

  • British Shipping Fleets: Volume 2

    Authors

    Roy Fenton ; John Clarkson

    Shelf Location

    17e

    Authors

    Roy Fenton ; John Clarkson

    Publisher

    Ships in Focus Publication

    Catalogue number

    347.792:BSF:FEN

    Shelf Location

    17e

    Date published

    2008

    ISBN number

    9781901703221

  • Shipbuilding operations in British Shipbuilders

    Authors

    P A Milne

    Date published

    1979

    Abstract

    Composition organisation and subsidiary companies of the British Shipbuilding Corporation (set up in 1977) described. The work of the Operations Department towards improving productivity and reducing costs are discussed with reference to; range of shipbuilding and ship repair work undertaken; breakdown of costs market effectiveness of individual yards; industrial relations; working practices and manning levels; management and information systems; productivity measurements.

    Authors

    P A Milne

    Date published

    1979

  • The BC ferry project - fast car ferries come to British Columbia

    Authors

    D Beresford ; M Flapan

    Publisher

    Australian Shipbuilders Association Ltd

    Abstract

    Development of the design of large high speed ferries for British Columbia Ferry Corporation to meet the needs of the owner is described. An economic analysis tank testing and hydrodynamic analysis were carried out. Existing ferry operation of the owner the intended route design parameters and their impact are reviewed.

    Authors

    D Beresford ; M Flapan

    Date published

    1995

    Publisher

    Australian Shipbuilders Association Ltd

  • Machinery system design for a platform emergency and support vessel

    Authors

    D J Gibbons ; K J Rutherford

    Date published

    1980

    Abstract

    The emergency and support vessel ESV for British Petroleum and British National Oil Corporation is described and its in- tended modes of operation and novel features of the design of the machinery systems are outlined. Operational requirements including emergency and support roles vessel classification by Lloyd's power system security for dynamic positioning constraints on machinery system and its arrangement in the vessel power generation diesel generator control philosophy propulsion drives and control stations are discussed. Machinery surveillance and control vessel and personnel safety in dangerous gas concentrations remote valve operation waste heat system and fire monitoring and drenching system are considered.

    Authors

    D J Gibbons ; K J Rutherford

    Date published

    1980

  • North Sea Conferences 1 and 2

    Authors

    Fin Times & Petroleum Times

    Publisher

    IPC Press

    Abstract

    Conf held in London Dec 12 - 13 1972 Papers are The oil potential of the North Sea Servicing and supplying rigs and platforms The significance of the North Sea in the context of the world oil reserves The prospects for North Sea natural gas Oil and gas technology offshore of the United Kingdom British government policy towards the North Sea A Middle Eastern view of the North Sea developments The financing of North Sea exploration and exploitation - an American view The fabrication and installation of offshore drilling and production platforms EEC energy policy and the North Sea Some investment implications of North Sea oil and gas - a Scottish view The North Sea within the frame work of world oil policies and economics The British Steel Corporation and the North Seabed equipment in the context of North Sea oil and gas The operation of oil rigs The role of the City in financing North Sea development Hydrocarbon potential of offshore western Britain and Ireland A summing up of the first North Sea conference Report on the 1972 drilling season Norway and the North Sea British industry and North Sea oil Scottish investment in the North Sea North Sea potential - the view of the Gas Council The Norwegian industry view of North Sea oil and gas A socialist view of North Sea developments

    Authors

    Fin Times & Petroleum Times

    Date published

    1972

    Publisher

    IPC Press

  • Anchors and cables, Byers' Handbook, fourth edition,

    Authors

    Byers'

    Shelf Location

    236c

    Abstract

    Handbook published by Byers' regarding anchors and cables. It includes information on Board of Trade Requirements, Lloyd's Requirements, British Corporation requirements, Bureau Veritas requirements, types of anchors and cables.

    Authors

    Byers'

    Publisher

    Byer's

    Shelf Location

    236c

    Catalogue number

    UNK

  • Special steels technical review

    Authors

    G H Fisher

    Shelf Location

    236b

    Abstract

    Contents include: The design and construction of Ships’ sternframe and rudder equipment The effect of Boron on the Properties of Carbon Manganese Steels High Quality Rolled steel bar coils High tensile stainless steel wire for aerosol springs

    Authors

    G H Fisher

    Publisher

    British Steel Corporation

    Shelf Location

    236b

    Date published

    1975

  • BAC to develop more powerful CONSUB submersible vehicle

    Authors

    MER

    Date published

    1976

    Abstract

    The intention of the British Aircraft Corporation to develop a more powerful version of CONSUB their unmanned submersible vehicle. To be designated CONSUB 2 the new vehicle will carry an increased payload of cameras and equipment and will contain SCANTIE (Submersible Craft Acoustic Navigation and Track Indication Equipment) a complete navigation svstem linking ship submersible and seabed.

    Authors

    MER

    Date published

    1976

  • Training conventional ferry crews for fast ferry operations - a North American experience

    Authors

    T Taylor

    Date published

    2000

    Abstract

    British Columbia Ferry Corporation currently has 40 ships travelling on 24 different routes to 42 ports along 700 miles of coastline. Three 122 metre fast ferries are being introduced to the fleet. The design and implementation of the company's high speed ferry training plan is described.

    Authors

    T Taylor

    Date published

    2000

  • Bilge pumping in relation to safety at sea

    Authors

    E F Spanner

    Date published

    1932

    Abstract

    The problems of keeping vessels afloat while taking in water after damage discussed with respect to the requirements of regulatory bodies Lloyds Register British Corporation Rules International Convention for the Safety Of Life At Sea concerning drainage systems bilge pumps suction pipes valves strum-boxes and associated constructions and equipment.

    Authors

    E F Spanner

    Date published

    1932