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Queen Victoria: A Photographic Journey
Queen Victoria: A Photographic Journey
by Chris Frame
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Now available in paperback, a sumptuous photographic record of one of the world's most memorable and majaestic ocean liners Queen Victoria was the first in a new breed of Cunard Ships: her unique design is enhanced to give her the ability to cross... (read more)

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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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The Pepper Wreck: A Portuguese Indiaman at the Mouth of the Tagus River (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology)
The Pepper Wreck: A Portuguese Indiaman at the Mouth of the Tagus River (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology)
by Filipe Castro
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In 1606, a Portuguese ship, Nossa Senhora dos Mártires, put into Lisbon laden with peppercorns, porcelain, and other products from Cochin. A large vessel for the time, the merchantman displaced twelve hundred tons and carried three to four... (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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"I suggest, henceforth, when a woman talks women's rights, she be answered with the word Titanic, nothing more--just Titanic," wrote a St. Louis man to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He was not alone in mining the ship for a metaphor. Everyone found... (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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An incredible group of experts reappraise the loss of the Titanic based on evidence that has come to light since the discovery of the wreck in 1985 Here, a team of dedicated, passionate, and expert authors issue their modern-day... (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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RMS Queen Mary: 101 Questions and Answers about the Great Transatlantic Liner
RMS Queen Mary: 101 Questions and Answers about the Great Transatlantic Liner
by David Ellery
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Even before her launch RMS Queen Mary earned a special place in history. Job number 534, as the new Cunard liner was known, was Britain's largest passenger ship by far. In 1930 construction was begun, but as the stranglehold of The Depression tightened... (read more)

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The Merchant Navy (Shire Library)
The Merchant Navy (Shire Library)
by Richard Woodman
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This title tells the epic story of Britain's merchant shipping, carrying exotic goods from all quarters of the world. At one time, British ships carried half of the world's trade. It reveals how two world wars nearly destroyed our merchant shipping, but... (read more)

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Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World
Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World
by Lionel Casson
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Lionel Casson's encyclopedic study is the first of its kind to use underwater archaeological data to refine and area of scholarship that had, for the most part, relied on ancient texts and graphic representations. Tracing the history of early ships and... (read more)

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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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Titanic Triumph and Tragedy
Titanic Triumph and Tragedy
by John P. Eaton
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In her brief life the Titanic, at the time of her launch the world’s largest man-made moving object, inspired huge excitement and speculation. Today, 100 years since she sank with the loss of more than 1,500 lives, public interest continues... (read more)

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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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Fifty years ago-on April 26, 1956-the freighter Ideal X steamed from Berth 26 in Port Newark, New Jersey. Flying the flag of the Pan-Atlantic Steamship Company, she set out for Houston with an unusual cargo: 58 trailer trucks lashed to her top deck.But... (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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Australian Cruise Ships
Australian Cruise Ships
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This book provides details of many of the ships that cruised out of Australian ports from the early 1970s up to 2000, and all the cruise liners to have been seen in local waters since 2001, as well as a look ahead to the liners scheduled to come here... (read more)

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When Steamboats Reigned in Florida
When Steamboats Reigned in Florida
by Bob Bass
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In When Steamboats Reigned in Florida, Bob Bassexplores the impact of these vessels along with the stories of those who ran or established the steamboat routes along most of the major rivers in Florida--the Kissimmee, St. Johns, Ocklawaha, Suwannee... (read more)

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The Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century
The Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century
by Conway Maritime Pres
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A complete illustrated history of twentieth-century seafaring in one... (read more)

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The Myth of the Titanic: Centenary Edition
The Myth of the Titanic: Centenary Edition
by Richard Howells
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Why does the story of the Titanic retain such a hold on the popular imagination, one hundred years after it sank on the night of 15 April 1912? Howells explores the myths around the Titanic legend, showing what they reveal about the culture of their time,... (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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Titanic: Building the World's Most Famous Ship
Titanic: Building the World's Most Famous Ship
by Anton Gill
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When she set sail on her doomed maiden voyage in April 1912, RMS Titanic was the jewel in the crown of the White Star Line. A floating palace, she was the largest and most technologically advanced moving object in the world. It spent barely five days at... (read more)

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