Essays Tagged: "Ship"

European Expansion beyond territorial borders between 1450 and 1650

support.The Europeans technological advancements allowed for the arming of newer more maneuverable ships. Cannons and faster ships that required less people to man and instead rely on wind power, bec ... y on wind power, became a great change in the way the rough choppy ocean waters were explored. Most ships were narrow opened boats called galleys, these ships manned by convicts or slaves at the oars ...

(1 pages) 99 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Day the World Turned Black

oon was now supplying the earth with the heat that was needed to keep most happy. The sun, and both ships are now closed up in the thing and are increasing their velocity as they head for some minuscu ... head for some minuscule object way in the distance.The team of explorers decide to catch the other ship but it is on the opposite side of the sun. It takes them a few days but they finally reach the ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Haunted by Memories.

been so eager to embark on the mighty Titanic. At the time, she was the biggest and most luxurious ship to set sail and this was going to be her maiden voyage. The tickets were really expensive, but ... . However, our luck and that of many other people was soon about to run out.It all started when the ship was inaugurated, after she had been lowered into the sea from her dock. My family and I were gl ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is about Jewish immigration. It is told in a series of diary entries and is very detailed.

morrow. My trunk was packed with clothes, pillows, and thick comforters. I hear it gets cold on the ships especially at night. I can't imagine being away from my brothers and my father and mother. It ... 891I don't know when I will be able to write to you any more. It is very difficult to do so on this ship because I am seldom alone. This trip is nothing like what I expected. People on the ship are dy ...

(8 pages) 49 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

God Creates a Lesson Learned From Tragedy The essay is written as a news reporter, who is telling how the religous community felt about the titanic sinking.

me out about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. The RMS Titanic of the White Star Line was the largest ship the world had ever known. (The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic). The ship was sailing from Southamp ... er known. (The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic). The ship was sailing from Southampton to New York. The ships makers where Messrs. Harland & Wolff, at Belfast. (The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic) They c ...

(3 pages) 36 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Description essay for English 101. Teacher wanted supportive words and clear thesis and restatement.

extremely hard to grasp the immense power and capabilities it holds. The bleak grey naval fighting ship, the USS Valley Forge (CG-50), is an amazing sight to be seen in the harbor of San Diego. At 2, ... a displacement of 9,909 tons, the Valley Forge is one of the largest cruisers in the world today. A ship of multiple purposes and endless uses make this ship irreplaceable to the Naval fleet. I've see ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Controversy of "The Cold Equations" (By Tom Goldwin)

er or a chair could have possibly saved the girl from death. Moreover, it seems unreasonable that a ship of that magnitude to have no margin of error even if lives are at stake. How could a civilizati ... ow could a civilization capable of colonizing other worlds be reckless enough to give these massive ships just enough fuel to take the ship and some cargo through a one way journey? If something were ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Convergence Of the Twain Essay hardy

otion through the use of poetic devices. The speaker conveys his attitude toward the sinking of the ship using a unique illustrative technique in his writing.As opposed to simply conveying his attitud ... tion, allowing the reader can picture this calm serene scene and feel the speaker's empathy for the ship's inevitable downfall, and the attitude of acceptance and amazement of the tragedy. The speaker ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Destructive Enemy. One of the stories i wrote. Got to do with Star Wars. Take a read!!!

filled my eyes as I saw the deadly enemy shoot out. I raced to the door and saw him got onto a spaceship. I yelled in anger and stomped on my feat. I was go to make my way to the transportation ... g that I knew. I made my way through the gloomy corridor. I called my crew and told them to get the ship geared up. I finally arrived to my ship and saw the most striking ship. It had a glass panel wh ...

(3 pages) 52 1 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Dip in the pool" by dahl

However, there was no need for him to risk his own life. He could have simply started a fire on the ship to create a commotion among the people so that the ship will stop or slow down to extinguish th ... did not leak anything out from his mouth. Judging from the rough weather today, I had expected the ship to cover less than five hundred and five miles in the next twenty-four hours. After a successfu ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"its Your Ship" by michael Abrashoff

Book Review:"It's Your Ship"The techniques used by Mr. Abrashoff are very innovative and easily applied. I read the book an ... sailor is the boss not the guy with all the stripes because the sailor is the most vital part to a ship and its crew. His ideals lead him to believe that it is the view of the sailor that is most imp ... nt" way of doing things. He said the he spook with as many crew members and every department on the ship. In today's society many people high up rarely take the time out to personally talk to the peop ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Creative Writing: Epic Poem (Long)

d out of bedand started to get dressed. He told the boyon his way out to make sure no oneleaves the ship without his presence.As he dressed,he hoped that they had finally foundthe lost island of Presa ... peninsula of Hilaius.It's a peaceful and self-sustaining landon the waters of the Donuccid Sea.The ship sparkledwith a prestigious quality. The ship, nicknamed by the Latin phrase Ad infinitum, repre ...

(10 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is a first person analysis essay on the Middle Passage Slave Trade.

men came into my village and tore me away from everything I had ever known. Taking me to an unknown ship which would be worse than a living death.I saw the ships coming into port. Lined up in front an ... d ankles, leaving just enough slack to rip my skin off and allow me to stumble forward. Aboard that ship I was forced into a hold built for about 300 people with 600 others, creating an unbearable hea ...

(5 pages) 28 1 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

English Rendition for "The Oblong Box" by Edgar Allan Poe

ket to go all the way to the city of New York. I was to set sail on the 15th of June on the amazing ship "Independence" controlled by the marvelous Captain Hardy! I was to go up and visit my sister Ma ... for 2 days we rode through the storm. I wasn't doing so well....all the tossing and turning of the ship was making my delicate system sick. But then, THEN as if I didn't have enough problems the stor ...

(7 pages) 820 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

How accurately does the film, "A Night to Remember" depict the actual sinking of the ship Titanic?

My opinion is that the film showed the build up and actual sinking of the ship very accurately indeed. There were of course a few discrepancies as would be expected. Also rem ... been found out until later, the detail of the movie was excellent and showed it extremely well.The ship in the movie was almost exactly like the real life Titanic and showed all the features that the ... s surroundings and the dining rooms, bedrooms and most surroundings were just like that of the real ship. They showed how the passengers on different classes would have been living and entertaining th ...

(4 pages) 1291 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Captain Tory - a short story about how Captain Tory learned to take heed of others, no matter how unreliable they may seem

inged in frustrating confusion, then he ran off to his room upset. Captain Tory refused to stop the ship for anyone, especially not for two mysterious strangers. He was shipping an urgent cargo of pla ... not afford any detours.The bearded man started waving frantically and angrily, unmistakably at the ship. Intrigued, Captain Tory quickly held up the binoculars from his neck and looked through the de ...

(2 pages) 1302 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


The story starts off on a ship. The ship wrecked and there was only one survivor Gulliver. He washed up on an island with litt ... d they thought Gulliver was one of them. Gulliver left there on a small boat he made and an English ship picked him up. When he got back to England he went home. His house was in this doctor's name. G ...

(3 pages) 679 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lighthouse Story

Lighthouse Story The sea was calm tonight, but yet it was also very foggy, it is a danger for ships to sail blindly in the mist. Just like the ancient stories about ships getting lost in heavy f ... ng. Many of these incidents have happened here in Hahn bay, that's why I was built here, to prevent ships from crashing into rocks or running aground, especially those oil tankers, they leave a mass t ...

(2 pages) 720 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Analysis of The Convergence of the Twain by Hardy

ver the fleeting reality of vanity. The narrator uses the inevitable meeting of the iceberg and the ship to demonstrate nature's power. The voyage seemed extremely safe and confident to the general pu ... ests that some kind of "Immanent Will" (Line 18) or creator made the ice berg specifically for this ship. Nature intended for these two massive structures to meet; they were destined for each other: " ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Brief Review Of The Lusitania

were trying to gain power by trying to rule the seas, they could rule the seas if they can build a ship which is the fastest. The British rule the seas because they currently have the fastest ship bu ... as because they currently have the fastest ship but it changed when the Germans made an even faster ship which beat the record speed of the British ship. The British heard of the German’s ship be ...

(2 pages) 21 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers