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The Bombay Country Ships 1790 - 1833
The Bombay Country Ships 1790 - 1833
by Anne Bulley
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Concentrates on the period 1790-1833, especially the early nineteenth century when the Bombay merchant fleet was at its zenith, studying the ships, their trade and the men who owned or sailed in them. The picture is built up from a mass of details and... (read more)

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Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster
Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster
by Steven Biel
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An immensely readable, provocative, and entertaining exploration of the Titanic as cultural icon.... (read more)

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Great Passenger Ships 1930-1940
Great Passenger Ships 1930-1940
by William Miller
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Exploring the ships at sea across the most glamorous and exciting decade for the great linersThe 1930s was perhaps the most glamorous and exciting decade for the great liners, highlighted by the great shipbuilding inter-nation rivalry: Germanyand#39;s... (read more)

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Any Muddy Bottom: A History of Somerset's Waterborne Trade
Any Muddy Bottom: A History of Somerset's Waterborne Trade
by Geoffrey Body
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This book reveals the working lives of the vessels, ports, and people involved in Somersets waterborne trade for more than 2,000 years. For centuries, Somerset depended on its harbors and rivers for its life blood. This is the story of the countys... (read more)

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Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A Centennial Reappraisal
Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A Centennial Reappraisal
by Samuel Halpern
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A poignant look at the most vivid, dramatic transatlantic crossings of World War I As World War I loomed, the transatlantic passenger trade was at its peak, and as the enormity of the conflict grew, liners were conscripted into service. In an... (read more)

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Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald
by Michael Schumacher
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The Edmund Fitzgerald, a colossal ore carrier, had been fighting her way through a pounding November storm on Lake Superior. Then the Fitz’s radar went out, and she started to take on water. Despite gale-force winds and thirty-foot seas, there was... (read more)

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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States
A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States
by Steven Ujifusa
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In the tradition of David McCulloughand#8217;s grand histories, the sweeping story of one manand#8217;s quest to build the fastest, finest ocean liner in historyand#8212;set against the politics, culture, and enterprise of twentieth century America.andlt;... (read more)

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The Unseen Olympic: The Ship in Rare Illustrations
The Unseen Olympic: The Ship in Rare Illustrations
by Patrick Mylon
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With insightful little-known facts and stunning unpublished photographs and memorabilia, the "old reliable" White Star liner Olympic is revealed here as never before RMS Olympic was created during a period of intense competition between the north... (read more)

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The Merchant Navy (Shire Library)
The Merchant Navy (Shire Library)
by Richard Woodman
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The Way of the Ship: America's Maritime History Reenvisoned, 1600-2000
The Way of the Ship: America's Maritime History Reenvisoned, 1600-2000
by Alex Roland
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The history of shipping in America, as traditionally recounted, is based primarily on the fortunes of the American merchant marine. This book offers a global perspective and considers oceanic shipping and domestic shipping along America's coasts and... (read more)

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Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster
Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster
by Steven Biel
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Everyone from suffragists to their opponents; radicals, reformers, and capitalists; critics of technology and modern life; racists and xenophobes and champions of racial and ethnic equality; editorial writers and folk singers, preachers and poets found... (read more)

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Lifeline Across the Sea: Mercy Ships of the Second World War and Their Repatriation Missions
Lifeline Across the Sea: Mercy Ships of the Second World War and Their Repatriation Missions
by David Williams
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Telling the gripping story of the mercy ships of the Second World War, this is the first book to identify and describe in detail all the ships engaged in the repatriation of wartime diplomats, civilians, and prisoners and#160; Behind the scenes during... (read more)

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Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada, Turkey (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology)
Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada, Turkey (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology)
by Deborah N. Carlson
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In 2007 a symposium was held at Texas AandM University to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Texas AandM University Pressandrsquo;s publication of the first volume reporting the Yassiada shipwreck site. Seventeen papers from that symposium... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World
Box Boats: How Container Ships Changed the World
by Brian J. Cudahy
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. . . Those who have a particular interest in shipping with find [this book] fascinating. Recommended. Written by a transportation expert, who knows how to bring his reader aboard, conduct a tour, and finally discharge all passengers safely, somewhere... (read more)

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Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian and the Night the Titanic Was Lost
Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian and the Night the Titanic Was Lost
by Daniel Allen Butler
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After every disaster, someone has something to hide . . . A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the unsinkable RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage to New York, struck an iceberg. Less than three hours later she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic... (read more)

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QE2: The Cunard Line Flagship, Queen Elizabeth II
QE2: The Cunard Line Flagship, Queen Elizabeth II
by Ronald W Warwick
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This new edition of the most thorough book on the legendary Queen Elizabeth II includes the refit of the mid-1990s and many new photographs of interiors and details. Captain Ronald Warwick begins with the colorful history of the Cunard Line. He continues... (read more)

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Tall ships of the world :an illustrated encyclopedia
Tall ships of the world :an illustrated encyclopedia
by C Keith Wilbur
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An instructional manual demonstrating the essential technology involved in making and firing ceramics. Written for both amateur and experienced potters, the topics include background sciences, workshop practice, raw materials, clay bodies, slips, and... (read more)

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Sailing Barges (Shire Library)
Sailing Barges (Shire Library)
by Martin Hazell
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When Steamboats Reigned in Florida
When Steamboats Reigned in Florida
by Bob Bass
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Freelance writer and photographer Bass describes the steamboats that began plying the state's rivers as early as 1829. After looking at Florida generally and the Disston Purchase, he focuses in turn on the major river systems. The boats and their... (read more)

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Lifeboat
Lifeboat
by John R Stigoe
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The fire extinguisher; the airline safety card; the lifeboat. Until September 11, 2001, most Americans paid homage to these appurtenances of disaster with a sidelong glance, if at all. But John Stilgoe has been thinking about lifeboats ever since he... (read more)

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