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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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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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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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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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J.P. Morgan and the Transportation Kings: The Titanic and Other Disasters
J.P. Morgan and the Transportation Kings: The Titanic and Other Disasters
by Steven H. Gittelman
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The concept was simple, to link American railroads and global dominance of the seas with a railroad line through China and Russia, enter the back door of Europe, and create new royalty: the Transportation Kings. Vanderbilt, Hill, Morgan, and Harriman all... (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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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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Tirpitz Hitler's Last Battleship
Tirpitz Hitler's Last Battleship
by John Asmusson
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This is the story of the Tirpitz, Adolph Hitler's last battleship. At more than fifty thousand tons, it was the biggest warship in Europe at the time. The book includes information and many photographs previously unpublished.... (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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Historic Ships; The Survivors
Historic Ships; The Survivors
by Paul Brown
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A record of Britain's historic ships.Unique book giving history and details of the important merchant ships preserved around Britain's coasts.Paul brown, author of Maritime Portsmouth, takes us on a tour of Britain's historic ships - both big and small -... (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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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 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 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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