10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OILSKINS»
Discover the use of oilskins
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oilskins
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Tin hats, oilskins
& seaboots: a naval journey, 1938-1945
Surviving this, he went on to serve on other RCN ships, including HMCS Algonquin, one of the first ships to open fire in the Normandy landings.Illustrated with Jenson's line drawings showing ships, life on board, uniforms, insignia, etc., ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Kids in the Cockpit: A pilot book to safe and happy sailing ...
For so long as we sailed in inshore waters they served their purpose well — they
kept off the rain and spray — but when push came to shove, and a hard shove at
that, these stop-gap oilskins were dangerously inadequate. If you are intending ...
Contextualizing Classics: Ideology, Performance, Dialogue : ...
a background area occupied by characters dressed in yellow oilskins, which
constitute their work attire and help distinguish them from characters in uniform (
the military) or in costume (theater actors). They are never followed by the
John Peradotto, Thomas M. Falkner, Nancy Felson, 1999
Endure No Makeshifts: Some Naval Recollections
Unlike the Army whose involvement in ceremonial is sufficient to warrant special
waterproof capes which can readily be discarded and collected at the last minute,
wet weather dress for the Navy was oilskins. Their use on such an occasion ...
At times oilskins are necessary and stowing them so as to be always ready and '
in good condition is no less of a proposition. Stowing boating clothes is relatively
simple. Anything from a bathing suit up goes while under way. If you must dress ...
Oilskins, yes the man been wearing oilskins perhaps... . he reached for his
mobile, “hello Jim do me a favour, have a quick look on the internet for the origin
of oilskins, yes oilskins. I don't want chapter and verse at this stage, just the
Tempest-Driven: A Romance (Complete)
"Go on,then, sir, to the hotel and put on your oilskins. I'll run and get mine, and be
back in a minute." "But I haven't got oilskins!" said O'Brien, with a smile. "Will a
mackintosh and gaiters do?" The boatman looked long and fixedly into the ...
Men of Sorrows: Smugglers of the Marsh
Arthur started examining the oilskins, for pound for pound he would get a better
return on the tea. He decided to leave the rest of the spirits. But when he started
to check the seals of the oilskins he found some of them chewed and snatching ...
Mary-Elizabeth Thomas, 2007
Rock Lighthouses of Britain: The End of an Era?
On arrival he was shown the clothes locker and its contents of one set of oilskins,
a reefer jacket and a pair of sea-boots. Moore, who was familiar with the normal
outdoor wear of the keepers, explained that these remnants showed that James ...
Christopher P. Nicholson, 1995
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OILSKINS»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oilskins
is used in the context of the following news items.
Coast and Britain Sees Red: Caught on Camera reviewed by …
The Dandy fisherboys of Lowestoft, known to locals in the Sixties as the Millionaire Weekenders, spent ten days at a time in stinking oilskins on ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
“She was steering very wild and evidently in distress”
Reaching the deckhand's quarters, the largest room in the deckhouse, Deveau found four sets of oilskins and boots hung up. Clothes and other ... «Pembroke Daily Observer, Jul 15»
Proms: Katie Derham rules over a superb summer of classical musical
'I turn up at the Albert Hall in deck shoes and oilskins,' she says. If not tacking across the Aegean with her husband John Vincent – Henry ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
Baltic exhibition by Fiona Tan stirs up memories of Jonah the whale
It shows men in oilskins deftly flaying the carcase of a whale to produce the oil that kept lights on around the world. Says the artist: “I think it's ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
'We've all met a Margo': Penelope Keith's comic triumph on The …
Or Margo, wading through a sea of mud in yellow oilskins picking one runner bean at a time? If you think about Margo on paper, it's not pretty. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
Spondon's Celanese site is “in no state” for developing until 2028 or …
Prior to that it made fabrics for clothing, ropes, webbing, tapes, insulating yarns, oilskins, fabrics, and transparent film. The processes involved ... «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
Transatlantic Race 2015: Halfway back to the Old Country
It is very much shorts and T shirts weather except when it is raining, when it is shorts, t-shirts, oilskins…and lots of sweat. The water temperature ... «BYM News, Jul 15»
Qantro wins Whitby RNLI Pennant race
Qantro was again becalmed about a mile short of it, looming rain clouds prompting the crew to grab their oilskins, but the rain brought with it a ... «Whitby Today, Jul 15»
In the giant footsteps of her father, Myer's daughter worked quietly …
When the watch changed at midnight I could hear the oilskins slip off and, if I cared to look down, see the glow of a cigarette in the darkness, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
Crowds come out for Fieldays
The gumboots are out, the oilskins and beanies are on and Fieldays at Mystery Creek has begun. The southern hemisphere's largest ... «Waikato Times, Jun 15»