Author: Ray Solly

BP Shipping Pictorial BP Shipping Pictorial by Ray Solly

This is an in-depth appraisal of the 30-year post Second World War period that covered significant changes in the history of British Petroleum Shipping. These major changes were vital to the development of the company’s fleet from modest 12,000 summer deadweight tonnage vessels to the Very ... more...

Mariner's LaunchMariner's Launch by Ray Solly

This story chronicles the growth of a youth, from naïve 16-year-old to a mature young man, capable eventually of accepting the grave responsibilities entrusted to a watch-keeping officer on the bridge of an ocean-going ship. The reader follows his voyage escapades and sees him ambushed by pi... more...

Mariner's RestMariner's Rest by Ray Solly

This is the well-written account of Jonathan Carridia’s final years at sea as a senior second and chief officer. He chronicles the events that led him to leave the sea before being confirmed in a period of temporary command and relates the gruelling interview processes before being accepted... more...

Mariner's VoyageMariner's Voyage by Ray Solly

Extract from Foreword by John F. Millican, Director, Warsash Maritime Academy, Southampton, UK
..Dr. Solly has very cleverly woven together a social history of seafaring in the post-war years... ...you discover just how well the author ... has captured the experience of being at sea. ...a ... more...

Nothing over the SideNothing over the Side by Ray Solly

This is the first recent book to lift the lid off the crude oil tanker industry and to demonstrate that, contrary to general opinion, crude oil tankers are the safest and most regulated business/industry in the world.

As an ex-supertanker navigating and deck officer, the author saw... more...

The Mariner's TrilogyThe Mariner's Trilogy by Ray Solly

* SPECIAL OFFER - buy the trilogy for the special price of £34.95 (print edition)*

In the Ray Solly trilogy, Mariner’s Launch, Mariner’s Voyage and Mariner’s Rest, the author bri... more...

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