Full steam ahead! Join the crew for a stirring voyage through the world of ships in this generously illustrated compendium of everything nautical. Investigate the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle, find out what role ironclad warships played in the Civil War, and observe a container ship loading its cargo! Detailed cutaway artwork lets you explore the inner workings of all kinds of ships -- from ocean liners and aircraft carriers to sailboats and steamships. A useful reference section includes an illustrated glossary and index. The perfect gift for the budding seafarer.