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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson
Staff Pick
Spiked with suspense that builds toward inevitable disaster, this gripping story of the ill-fated luxury liner, Lusitania, demonstrates once again Larson's unparalleled skill at narrative history. For all of us who waited in anticipation of his next book,... (read more)

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Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
by Rose George
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On ship-tracking Web sites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. In postindustrial economies, we no longer produce but buy, and so we must ship. Without shipping there would be... (read more)

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The American Turtle Submarine: The Best-Kept Secret of the American Revolution
The American Turtle Submarine: The Best-Kept Secret of the American Revolution
by Arthur Lefkowitz
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The world's first submarine was used during the American Revolution. While other men his age supported the country with muskets, Yale graduate David Bushnell sought the answer to one important question: how to defend America against the British Royal... (read more)

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Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World ((Rev)95 Edition)
Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World ((Rev)95 Edition)
by Lionel Casson
Book News Annotation
**** Reprint of the classic work originally published by Princeton U. Press in 1971 (and distinguished by inclusion in BCL3). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Cabin Class Rivals: Lafayette & Champlain, Britannic & Georgic and Manhattan & Washington
Cabin Class Rivals: Lafayette & Champlain, Britannic & Georgic and Manhattan & Washington
by David L. Williams
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Exploring the Cabin Class revolution—and its six greatest vessels, a trio of competitive pairs In the wake of the U.S. governments immigration restrictions introduced following World War I, the classes of accommodation on the North Atlantic... (read more)

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Grand Ambition: An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It
Grand Ambition: An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It
by G. Bruce Knecht
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“The pacing and the narrative hold your interest, and you find yourself engrossed.”... (read more)

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175 Years of Cunard
175 Years of Cunard
by Chris Frame
About the Author
Christopher Frame and Rachelle Cross coauthored The QE2 Story and QM2: A Photographic Journey. They have a website relating to QE2, QM2, QV, and historic liners at www.chriscunard.com.... (read more)

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Farewell, Titanic: Her Final Legacy
Farewell, Titanic: Her Final Legacy
by Charles Pellegrino
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On the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, a prominent Titanic researcher offers a final chance to see the ship before it disappears forever The Titanic was the biggest, most luxurious passenger ship the world had ever seen; the ads proclaimed it... (read more)

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The Slave Ship: A Human History
The Slave Ship: A Human History
by Marcus Rediker
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For more than three centuries, slave ships carried millions of people from the coasts of Africa across the Atlantic to the New World. Much is known of the slave trade and the American plantation complex, but little of the ships that made it all possible.... (read more)

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The Myth of the Titanic
The Myth of the Titanic
by Richard Parton Howells
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"He crafts an easily accessible, well-organized, and logical book..."--Kristi A. Bell, Journal of American Folklore... (read more)

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The Graveyard of the Pacific: Shipwreck Stories from the Depths of History
The Graveyard of the Pacific: Shipwreck Stories from the Depths of History
by Anthony Dalton
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On January 22, 1906, the passenger ship Valencia lost her way in heavy fog and rain and rammed into the deadly rocks at Pachena Point on the west coast of Vancouver Island. As the wreck was shattered by the pounding waves, the survivors clung desperately... (read more)

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American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 #01: American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858
American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858 #01: American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858
by Octavius T Howe
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Volume I of a monumental illustrated encyclopedia recalls the golden age of American maritime supremacy. Encompassing a total of 352 ships, the highly readable text provides a wealth of nautical and historical detail from original logs and contemporary... (read more)

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Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy
Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy
by Michael J. Tougias
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andlt;B andgt;The harrowing story of the sinking and rescue of Bountyand#8212;the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie andlt;I andgt;Mutiny on the Bountyandlt;/Iandgt;and#8212;which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboardandlt... (read more)

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A Very Strange Way to Go to War: The Camberra in the Falklands
A Very Strange Way to Go to War: The Camberra in the Falklands
by Andrew Vine
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She was the last icon of an age of leisurely travel fading into memory even as she embarked on her maiden voyage: a luxurious ocean liner vast and brilliant white, a beacon of elegance and opulence. For a decade P&Os flagship SS Canberra was the... (read more)

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Young Sea Officers Sheet Anchor 2ND Edition 1819
Young Sea Officers Sheet Anchor 2ND Edition 1819
by Darcy Lever
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First published in 1808, this now-rare volume offers clear definitions and copious illustrations of the principles of rigging, tacking, use of a compass, splicing ropes, making sails, much more.... (read more)

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Sailing's Strangest Moments: Extraordinary But True Tales from Over 900 Years of Sailing (Strangest)
Sailing's Strangest Moments: Extraordinary But True Tales from Over 900 Years of Sailing (Strangest)
by John Harding
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Endlessly entertaining, these albums of mad miscellany abound with true tales of historys strangest characters and events—from potty potentates to dotty inventions. A mind-boggling excursion through the byways of the bizarre.... (read more)

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Titanic 101: The Great Infographic History
Titanic 101: The Great Infographic History
by Steve Hall
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101 fascinating facts about the Titanic, all in fresh, modern infographics How many rivets did it take the build the Titanic? How many millionaires were on board, and how many enjoyed their own private bathrooms? How many women, men, children, and dogs... (read more)

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Kindly Folk and Bonny Boats: Fishing in Scotland and the North-East from the 1950s to the Present Day
Kindly Folk and Bonny Boats: Fishing in Scotland and the North-East from the 1950s to the Present Day
by Gloria Wilson
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The boats and fishing communities of Scotland and North-East England from the 1950s to the present are highlighted in this pictorial appreciation. Gloria Wilson's unique collection of photographs has never been published before. With information on boat... (read more)

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Lives and Legends of the Christmas Tree Ships
Lives and Legends of the Christmas Tree Ships
by Frederick H. Neuschel
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The real life stories behind one of the most popular tales of the Great Lakes---the 1912 sinking of the Rouse... (read more)

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The Grey Seas Under: The Perilous Rescue Mission of A N.A. Salvage Tug
The Grey Seas Under: The Perilous Rescue Mission of A N.A. Salvage Tug
by Farley Mowat
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"Here is a good book, and it merits the attention of those who love and respect the sea."--The New York Times... (read more)

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