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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Full of previously unpublished images and insightful text, a nostalgic look back at a century of U.S. passenger ships The United States has produced some of the world's finest, most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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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 Last of the Cape Horners: Firsthand Accounts from the Final Days of the Commercial Tall Ships
The Last of the Cape Horners: Firsthand Accounts from the Final Days of the Commercial Tall Ships
by Spencer Apollonio
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When we think of commercial sailing, most of us are apt to picture square-riggers as vessels of the nineteenth century or earlier. Yet the graceful, multi-masted beauties of our imaginations actually sailed on into the 1950s before they disappeared from... (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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Titanic Calling: Wireless Communications During the Great Disaster
Titanic Calling: Wireless Communications During the Great Disaster
by Michael Hughes
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Published in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking, this book tells the story of that fateful night from an unusual angle: through the many wireless communications sent to and from the land stations and the ships... (read more)

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Ship: A History in Art & Photography
Ship: A History in Art & Photography
by Andrew Lambert
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Celebrate mankind's 3,000 years at sea with a spectacular record of 360 well-known ships in history and fiction. Each page offers the story of a famous (or in some cases, infamous) vessel, illustrated with a stunning photograph or painting, and complete... (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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Great Ships on the Great Lakes: A Maritime History
Great Ships on the Great Lakes: A Maritime History
by Catherine Green
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In this highly accessible history of ships and shipping on the Great Lakes, upper elementary readers are taken on a rip-roaring journey through the waterways of the upper Midwest. Great Ships on the Great Lakes explores the history of the region’s... (read more)

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Until the Sea Shall Free Them: Life, Death, and Survival in the Merchant Marine (Bluejacket Books)
Until the Sea Shall Free Them: Life, Death, and Survival in the Merchant Marine (Bluejacket Books)
by Robert Frump
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In 1983 the Marine Electric, a "reconditioned" World War II vessel, was on a routine voyage thirty miles off the East Coast of the United States when disaster struck: The old coal carrier sank in the frigid forty-foot waves and subzero winds of the... (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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The Miracle of the Kent: A Tale of Courage, Faith, and Fire
The Miracle of the Kent: A Tale of Courage, Faith, and Fire
by Nicholas Tracy
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An Extraordinary Rescue That Was Used as Proof of Divine Intervention and the Power of Prayer—and One of the Greatest Human Interest Stories of All Time “It is sometimes difficult to understand why certain events rouse a whole country. The loss... (read more)

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The Gathering Wind: Hurricane Sandy, the Sailing Ship Bounty, and a Courageous Rescue at Sea
The Gathering Wind: Hurricane Sandy, the Sailing Ship Bounty, and a Courageous Rescue at Sea
by Gregory A Freeman
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In October 2012, a replica of the famous HMS Bounty, an eighteenth-century tall sailing ship, was on a collision course with a storm that would become the largest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic—a clash that would prove dramatic, tragic... (read more)

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Titanic in Photographs (Titanic Collection)
Titanic in Photographs (Titanic Collection)
by Daniel Klistorner
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The name Titanic has become synonymous with catastrophe, the story of this luxurious liner legendary. Wrecked after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage, the loss of around 1,500 lives among her passengers and crew has gone down in history as... (read more)

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