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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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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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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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The History of Seafaring: Navigating the World's Oceans
The History of Seafaring: Navigating the World's Oceans
by Donald Johnson
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Royal prestige, intellectual curiosity, and territorial expansion all propelled mankind to undertake perilous voyages across unpredictable oceans. This large and lavishly illustrated volume brings that history of seafaring to life. From the early... (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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Everyone knows how the story of RMS Titanic ended, but few know how it began. Now, for the first time, that remarkable history has been traced back to its start-with the 1907 decision to build her in the first place. From there we go into the shipyard... (read more)

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Great Classic Yacht Revival
Great Classic Yacht Revival
by Nic Compton
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The Great Classic Yacht Revival traces the traditional yacht movement, from its peak in the 1930s to its eclipse in the 1960s and how, since then, it has risen from the backwaters of boating to become the most stylish worldwide phenomenon. Traditional... (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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Great White Fleet: Celebrating Canada Steamship Lines Passenger Ships
Great White Fleet: Celebrating Canada Steamship Lines Passenger Ships
by John Henry
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For decades Canada Steamship Lines proclaimed itself as the world's largest transportation company operating on inland waters. Its passenger and freight vessels could be found on the Great Lakes as far west as Duluth, Minnesota, and as far east as the... (read more)

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Down Amongst the Black Gang: The World and Workplace of RMS Titanic's Stokers
Down Amongst the Black Gang: The World and Workplace of RMS Titanic's Stokers
by Richard P. De Kerbrech
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One of the first works to look inside the powerhouse of Titanic-era ships—the manpower that generated the horsepower, including a list of the ship's "black gang" and their fates Down in the fiery belly of the luxury liners of the Titanic... (read more)

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America's Postwar Luxury Liners (Illustrated History)
America's Postwar Luxury Liners (Illustrated History)
by John A. Fostik
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After WWII, U.S. ports hosted the most luxurious and famous liners constructed by American master shipbuilders. These peacetime ambassadors carried refugees from war-torn lands to new lives in our shining cities and enabled leisurely travel in sparkling... (read more)

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Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American History
Sultana: Surviving the Civil War, Prison, and the Worst Maritime Disaster in American History
by Alan Huffman
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A powerful account of a surprisingly forgotten tragedy of the Civil War A stunning wartime account of human endurance and adventure, and an exploration of just how much the human body and mind can take, Sultana follows several young Union soldiers... (read more)

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Great American Passenger Ships (Great Passenger Ships)
Great American Passenger Ships (Great Passenger Ships)
by William H. Miller
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Full of previously unpublished images and insightful text, a nostalgic look back at a century of U.S. passenger ships The United States has produced some of the world's finest, most interesting, advanced, and innovative passenger ships, such as the... (read more)

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Sea Devils: Pioneer Submarines
Sea Devils: Pioneer Submarines
by John Swinfield
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A detailed history of the submarine, from the first man-powered submersibles to the deep sea exploration and military crafts of today Pioneer submariners built astonishing contraptions which made perilous voyages or sank like stones. Some were... (read more)

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The Titanic: Disaster of the Century
The Titanic: Disaster of the Century
by Wyn Craig Wade
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In this centennial edition of the definitive book on the Titanic, new findings and interviews shed light on the world's most famous marine disaster for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking. On that fatal night in 1912 the world's... (read more)

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Chasing the Long Rainbow: The Drama of a Singlehanded Sailing Race Around the World
Chasing the Long Rainbow: The Drama of a Singlehanded Sailing Race Around the World
by Hal Roth
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In August 1986, Hal Roth set out to race around the world: 27,550 miles from Newport to Newport. This book is his intensely personal account of failure and triumph in his struggle against gales, flat calms, mountainous seas, gear failure, injury and... (read more)

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Lancashire Coast Pleasure Steamers
Lancashire Coast Pleasure Steamers
by Andrew Gladwell
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This book takes the reader on a photographic journey among the pleasure steamers that took vacationers to and from the Lancashire coast resorts from the 1840s to the mid-1900s.... (read more)

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HMS Beagle: Survey Ship "Extraordinary"
HMS Beagle: Survey Ship "Extraordinary"
by Karl Hein Marquardt
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A 10-gun brig and survey ship, HMS Beagle became famous for its survey voyages under Commander Robert FitzRoy, especially once Charles Darwin, a passenger on the second expedition, wrote On the Origin of Species which was based on studies undertaken... (read more)

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