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The Myth of the Titanic
The Myth of the Titanic
by Richard Parton Howells
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The first critical analysis of the Titanic as a modern myth, this book focuses on the second of the two Titanics. The first was the physical Titanic, the rusting remains of which can still be found twelve thousand feet below the north Atlantic. The... (read more)

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Warships of the World to 1900
Warships of the World to 1900
by Lincoln Paine
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Warships of the World to 1900 captures the history of naval warfare by telling the stories of more than two hundred of the most famous and important fighting ships, from the Battle of Salamis to the Spanish-American War, including the earliest triremes... (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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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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Voyage of the Frolic
Voyage of the Frolic
by Thomas N Layton
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“A business history focusing on one firms involvement in a lucrative drug trade at the middle of the 19th century, Laytons work is extremely well conceived, well written, and exhaustively researched. Highly recommended.”—Library Journal... (read more)

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Complete Encyclopedia of Sailing Ships: 2000 BC - 2006 AD
Complete Encyclopedia of Sailing Ships: 2000 BC - 2006 AD
by John Batchelor
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Provides a detailed look into the history and technical development of the sailing vessels from a primitive beginning to the present day. Includes sail powered warships, merchant ships, and smaller craft used for fishing and coastal trading. Illustrated... (read more)

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Titanic's Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler
Titanic's Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler
by Brad Matsen
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After rewriting history with their discovery of a Nazi U-boat off the coast of New Jersey, legendary divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler decided to investigate the great enduring mystery of history's most notorious shipwreck: Why did Titanic sink as... (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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Widely used among young 19th-century officers in the Royal Navy and East India Company, this now-rare volume offers clear definitions and copious illustrations of the principles of rigging and other aspects of seamanship — tacking, use of a compass,... (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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This collection of true tales from the seven seas is packed with strange ships and sailing trips, death-defying journeys in freak weather, hair-raising encounters with pirates and sea monsters, and a bounty of high-seas oddities spanning three centuries.... (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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Steam Navigation and Its Relation to the Commerce of Canada and the United States
Steam Navigation and Its Relation to the Commerce of Canada and the United States
by James Croil
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CONTENTSThe Dawn of Steam NavigationEarly Years of Steam NavigationThe Cunard Steamship CompanyNorth Atlantic Steamship CompaniesSteam to India and the EastSteam in the British NavyThe St. Lawrence RouteSteam on the Great LakesSteam Commerce of the Great... (read more)

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Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, 1820-1920 (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeolog)
Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, 1820-1920 (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeolog)
by William H. Thiesen
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Throughout the 19th century, the shipbuilding industry in American was both art and craft, one based on tradition, instinct, hand tools, and handmade ship models. Even as mechanization was introduced, the trade supported a system of apprenticeship... (read more)

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Ferry to Tasmania: A Short History
Ferry to Tasmania: A Short History
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A detailed account of the development of the Tasmanian ferry services, from the very early days of paddly steamers to the present.... (read more)

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San Francisco's Little Boat That Could
San Francisco's Little Boat That Could
by Bud Galli
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We have a true story that deserves to be told. It's about a small fishing boat that started out in the Mediterranean, over four thousand years ago. She helped feed a growing civilization and helped to opened up our world. Yet she received little respect.... (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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Lives and Legends of the Christmas Tree Ships brings the maritime heritage of the Great Lakes to life, using the tragic story of the schooner Rouse Simmons as a porthole into the robust but often forgotten communities that thrived along Lake Michigan... (read more)

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Building the Titanic: The Creation of History's Most Famous Ocean Liner
Building the Titanic: The Creation of History's Most Famous Ocean Liner
by Rod Green
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Come visit the magical world of Santa Claus! This enchanting book whisks children to the North Pole. Kids can enjoy a glimpse of Santa's house; his workshop, where all the toys are built; Elf Village; and, of course, the mailroom, where all the letters... (read more)

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Worthy of the Sea: K. Aage Nielsen and His Legacy of Yacht Design
Worthy of the Sea: K. Aage Nielsen and His Legacy of Yacht Design
by Maynard Bray
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"As I think of Aage, the one word that describes him completely is integrity. He knew what he was doing and he took no shortcuts. His drawings, complete and attractive, his care to skip nothing proper to the boat's purpose, his full acceptance of the... (read more)

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Great Cruise Ships and Ocean Liners from 1954 to 1986: A Photographic Survey
Great Cruise Ships and Ocean Liners from 1954 to 1986: A Photographic Survey
by William H Miller
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Fascinating pictorial record of the last of the great ocean liners and rise of luxurious cruise ships. Interior, exterior views of Song of Norway, Rotterdam, Oceanic, Liberte, Queen Elizabeth, QE2, Queen Mary and scores of others.... (read more)

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Titanic or Olympic: Which Ship Sank?: The Truth Behind the Conspiracy
Titanic or Olympic: Which Ship Sank?: The Truth Behind the Conspiracy
by Steve Hall
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Debunking the theory that the sister ships swapped places, this book proves a switch was not possible Titanic's older sister, the nearly identical Olympic, was involved in a serious accident in September 1911, which may have made her a... (read more)

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Great American Ships
Great American Ships
by James Delgado
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"A welcomed guidebook for anyone interested in historic ships and their preservation." J. Revell Carr, President, Mystic Seaport Museum "Jim Delgado and Candace Clifford have produced a work that makes rewarding reading as well as provides... (read more)

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