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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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The Great Liners Story (Story)
The Great Liners Story (Story)
by William H. Miller, Jr.
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The story behind the great liners and the golden age of ocean travel, from a true expert of cruise and maritime history Charting the heyday of the great liners, this illustrated and colorful history tells the story of those... (read more)

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SS United States (Classic Liners)
SS United States (Classic Liners)
by Andrew Britton
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A colorful illustrated history celebrating 60 years of the SS United States Complete with deck plans, newspaper coverage, and accounts from log books and ship records, this history covers the SS United States' active service from 1952 to 1969, when... (read more)

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Coastal Maine: A Maritime History
Coastal Maine: A Maritime History
by Roger Duncan
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Roger Duncan recounts four hundred years of Maine's rich maritime history, from the early seafarers' discovery of its valuable resources and the families that settled the land, to Maine's role in the history of the US in peacetime and in war. He traces... (read more)

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Waterline Warships: An Illustrated Masterclass
Waterline Warships: An Illustrated Masterclass
by Philip Reed
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Philip Reed, best known for his superb models of ships from the age of sail, here turns his attention to the other highly popular subject for ship modelers-the warships of the Second World War. The book is a step-by-step manual for building a scratch... (read more)

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Titanic on Trial: The Night the Titanic Sank, Told Through the Testimonies of Her Passengers and Crew
Titanic on Trial: The Night the Titanic Sank, Told Through the Testimonies of Her Passengers and Crew
by Nic Compton
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April 15, 1912, one hundred years ago, is the date forever associated with the Titanic. This compelling book tells the story of what happened on the Titanic the night it sank, killing more than fifteen hundred people, and is the only book to create a... (read more)

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Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation
Handbook of Ship Calculations, Construction and Operation
by Charles H. Hughes
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Revised Third Edition of this classic reference. Chapter titles are ...(1) Weights, Measures, and Formulae ...(2) Strength of Materials ...(3) Shipbuilding Materials ...(4) Ship Calculations ...(5) Hull Construction ...(6) Machinery ...(7) Electricity ...... (read more)

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Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800 (Transformations: Studies on History of Science & Technology)
Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800 (Transformations: Studies on History of Science & Technology)
by Larrie D. Ferreiro
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andlt;Pandgt;"Naval architecture was born in the mountains of Peru, in the mind of a French astronomer named Pierre Bouguer who never built a ship in his life." So writes Larrie Ferreiro at the beginning of this pioneering work on the science of naval... (read more)

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Picture History of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth
Picture History of the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth
by William Hughes Miller
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"A worthy addition to a library on passenger ships." — Nautical Research Journal Two of the most famous and most successful ocean liners of the 20th century are given royal treatment in this authoritative volume. In paying tribute to... (read more)

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Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
by Rose George
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Eye-opening and compelling, the overlooked world of freight shipping, revealed as the foundation of our civilization On ship-tracking websites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with... (read more)

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The Kedge Anchor; Or, Young Sailors' Assistant
The Kedge Anchor; Or, Young Sailors' Assistant
by William Brady
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Upon its mid-19th-century publication, this book became the Bible of U.S. sailors. Its no-nonsense prose gives specific instructions for knotting and rigging, blacking the guns, and stationing the crew to dealing with the direst emergencies. Enhanced... (read more)

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Great Passenger Ships: 1920-1930 (Great Passenger Ships)
Great Passenger Ships: 1920-1930 (Great Passenger Ships)
by William H. Miller, Jr.
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Celebrating the passenger liners of the 1920s—the zenith of ocean travel, with an anecdote-spiced text from a noted passenger liner expert and unpublished photos from private collections This book focuses on the 1920s, ships such as Rawalpindi,... (read more)

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Ship Style: Modernism and Modernity at Sea in the 20th Century
Ship Style: Modernism and Modernity at Sea in the 20th Century
by Philip Dawson
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Some of the most exciting works of 20th-century architecture were born to sail the seas: luxury liners, cruise ships, ferries, and other passenger vessels that represented milestones in modernist style. Through extensive illustrations, including many... (read more)

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The Loss of the SS Titanic
The Loss of the SS Titanic
by Lawrence Beesley
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Learn more about the disaster that befell the Titanic and caused the untimely deaths of 1,517 passengers in this gripping first-hand account from survivor Lawrence Beesley. Originally published a mere nine weeks after one of the most profound maritime... (read more)

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Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks
Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks
by Liz Mechem
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A fully illustrated collection of the most thrilling shipwrecks of all time! Experience the mystery and wonder of the bottom of the sea with over sixty accounts of shipwreck catastrophes. Illustrated with detailed maps and shipwreck locations, Disasters... (read more)

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A Long Dangerous Coastline
A Long Dangerous Coastline
by Anthony Dalton
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On September 8, 1923, a convoy of 14 U.S. Navy destroyers raced astern into the Santa Barbara Channel off California's coast in darkness and thick fog. Minutes later seven of the ships crashed one after another into jagged rocks, and 23 sailors died that... (read more)

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The Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation (Images of England)
The Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation (Images of England)
by Mike Taylor
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This book is part of the Images of England series, which uses old photographs and archived images to show the history of various local areas in England, through their streets, shops, pubs, and people. The Sheffield & South Yorkshire... (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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The Conquest of the Ocean: The Illustrated History of Seafaring
The Conquest of the Ocean: The Illustrated History of Seafaring
by Brian Lavery
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A captivating tale spanning 5,000 years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the... (read more)

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Ninety Years Crossing Lake Michigan: The History of the Ann Arbor Car Ferries
Ninety Years Crossing Lake Michigan: The History of the Ann Arbor Car Ferries
by Grant Brown, Jr.
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"A must buy for anyone interested in the Great Lakes." ---Frederick Stonehouse, maritime historian In 1892, the Ann Arbor Car Ferries shook the transportation world by doing what was then deemed impossible---carrying loaded railroad cars by ship across... (read more)

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