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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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A richly illustrated story from the glory days of passenger travel on the Great Lakes. For decades Canada Steamship Lines proclaimed itself as the world's largest transportation company operating on inland waters. Its passenger and freight vessels could... (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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Great American Passenger Ships (Great Passenger Ships)
Great American Passenger Ships (Great Passenger Ships)
by William H. Miller
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A nostalgic look back over a century of French ocean travel—with several previously unpublished photos France produced some of the finest, most luxurious, best decorated passenger ships of the 20th century. Beginning in 1912 with the four... (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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The Tall Ships of Today in Photographs
The Tall Ships of Today in Photographs
by Frank Braynard
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Lavishly illustrated tribute to nearly 100 majestic sailing vessels now used as training ships and symbols of goodwill: Amerigo Vespucci, Clearwater, Constitution, Mayflower, Peking, Shenandoah, Victory, Viking and many more. Approximately 190 black-and... (read more)

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Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck That Shook America
Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck That Shook America
by Michael Mccarthy
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Ashes Under Water is the riveting untold story of the 1915 sinking of the SS Eastland, a Lake Michigan excursion boat, which rolled over while tied to its dock, within feet of one the busiest intersections in Chicago’s famed Loop District... (read more)

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Ships of Discovery and Exploration
Ships of Discovery and Exploration
by Lincoln P. Paine
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Lincoln P. Paine's SHIPS OF THE WORLD: AN HISTORICAL HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA was honored as one of the best reference books of the year by the New York Public Library, and Library Journal described it as "clearly the most fascinating book of the year... (read more)

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The Art of Rigging
The Art of Rigging
by George Biddlecombe
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The best manual ever produced on rigging a sailing ship, based on extensively revised and updated 1848 edition prepared by Biddlecombe, Master in the Royal Navy. Complete definition of terms, on-shore operations, process of rigging ships, reeving the... (read more)

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Ships of Steel: A British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story
Ships of Steel: A British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story
by T. A. McLaren and Vickie Jensen
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A century ago, the steel ships working coastal waters were built elsewhere. Gradually marine engineers began migrating to the coast with their families, and the BC industry got underway. Ships of Steel chronicles that industry from the early development... (read more)

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Fishing Boats of Campbeltown Shipyard
Fishing Boats of Campbeltown Shipyard
by Peter Drummond
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The boatbuilding industry has always had its ups and downs, reflecting the changing fortunes of the fishing industry. Campbeltown Shipyard diversified its boatbuilding activities in order to survive but competition from foreign yards moved into a new... (read more)

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Cargo Liners: An Illustrated History
Cargo Liners: An Illustrated History
by Ambrose Greenway
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For 100 years, between 1850 and 1950, the cargo liner grew to dominate the world's trade routes, providing regular services that merchants, shippers and importers could rely on; they carried much of the world's higher value manufactured goods and raw... (read more)

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SS Pasteur/Ts Bremen
SS Pasteur/Ts Bremen
by Andrew Britton
About the Author
Andrew Britton is a retired teacher and a lifelong shipping enthusiast and collector with a vast body of photographs and ephemera. Also an avid steam railway enthusiast, he is a part-owner of eight British steam locomotives that operate on heritage... (read more)

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Steam: The Untold Story of America's First Great Invention
Steam: The Untold Story of America's First Great Invention
by Andrea Sutcliffe
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"An absorbing and enlightening tale of 'Yankee ingenuity' at the very dawn of the steam age." --John Steele Gordon, author of "A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable" "What a ride! It's all there: duplicity, steamy... (read more)

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Full Steam Ahead: A Golden Age of Cruises
Full Steam Ahead: A Golden Age of Cruises
by Boris Danzer-kantof
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A stunning record of the golden age of cruising offers a visual feast of life both on board and ashore, then and now With its irresistible promise of freedom, romance, and history, the cruise has always offered a timeless experience far removed... (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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The Rigging of Ships: In the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720
The Rigging of Ships: In the Days of the Spritsail Topmast, 1600-1720
by R. C. Anderson
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Essential reading and reference for ship model-makers and students and enthusiasts of historic sailing ships and their rigging. Describes and depicts in detail how 17th-century English, French, Dutch and other European trading ships and warships were... (read more)

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Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship
Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship
by Martin Sandler
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Almost everyone knows the photo of John F. Kennedy, Jr., as a young boy, peering out from under his fathers desk in the Oval Office. But few realize that the desk itself plays a part in one of the worlds most extraordinary mysteries—a dramatic tale... (read more)

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James Brindley
James Brindley
by Nick Corble
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James Brindley essentially invented the canal in Britain, engineering the Bridgewater Canal in 1761 and creating the spark for the industrial revolution. This is the first 20th-century Brindley biography.... (read more)

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