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MOST FORTUNATE SHIP

A MOST FORTUNATE SHIP

by Commander Tyrone G. Martin

Called a definitive account when first published in 1980 and the winner of several book awards, this revised and expanded edition is available now...

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ADMIRAL LORD HOWE

ADMIRAL LORD HOWE

by David Syrett

Foreword by James Bradford Admiral Lord Howe's long and honored career as a naval commander and diplomat made him a significant figure in...

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AMERICA SPREADS HER SAILS

by Compiled and edited by Clayton R. Barrow, Jr.

In this new paperback edition of America Spreads Her Sails, fourteen writers and historians demonstrate how American men and goods in American-made...

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EAGLE SEAMANSHIP, 4th Edition

EAGLE SEAMANSHIP, 4th Edition

by Capt. Eric C. Jones, USCG, and Lt. Christopher D. Nolan, USCG

This fourth edition of the venerable manual on square rigger sailing is the first revision in more than twenty years. It brings together the several...

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HOW DARK THE NIGHT

by William C. Hammond

  BOOK NEWS: How Dark the Night: A Novel by Naval Institute Press     SNEAK PEEK: How Dark the Night: A Novel by Naval Institute...

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HUNTING THE ESSEX

by Midshipman Allen Francis Gardiner, Edited by John S. Rieske

“…A fascinating little book, well worth reading.”  – Galveston Daily News This previously unpublished journal provides...

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NELSON'S REFUGE

by Jason R. Musteen

Since its capture from Spain in 1704, Gibraltar has been one of Great Britain's most legendary citadels.   As the gatekeeper of the...

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PHILIP NOLAN

by Chuck Pfarrer

Praise for Philip Nolan: The Man Without a Country  “Chuck Pfarrer knows how to tell a good story, and Phillip Nolan: The Man Without a...

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THE POWER AND THE GLORY

by William C. Hammond

Bill Hammond is the 2011 Gold Medal recipient for “Historical Fiction Protagonist” as awarded by the Military Writers Society of America...

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VOYAGE TO JAMESTOWN

by Robert D. Hicks, Foreword by CDR Scott Carpenter, USN (Ret.)

Voyage to Jamestown explores how sea navigation was accomplished during the era of discovery. Navigational methods and tools are presented within the...

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FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

by William C. Hammond

"William C. Hammond writes well and has a good grasp of history and nautical matters which bring authenticity to his books, and he is clearly an...

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HMS TRINCOMALEE

by Wyn Davies

HMS Trincomalee belonged to a class of 38-gun Fifth Rates which was the Royal Navy’s standard frigate type during the Napoleonic Wars. Built in...

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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

by Lt. George Tobin and edited by Roy Schreiber

Shortly after the Bounty mutiny, William Bligh was commissioned to lead another voyage on the Providence in 1791--a journey that culminated in the...

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CAPTAIN COOK'S WAR AND PEACE

CAPTAIN COOK'S WAR AND PEACE

by John Robson

The author of two critically acclaimed books on Captain Cook, John Robson has now turned his attention to the decade leading up to Cook's famous...

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HMS PICKLE

by Peter Hore, Foreword by Andrew Lambert

The smallest ship in Nelson’s fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar was the curiously-named HMS Pickle. The ship was a topsail schooner and, though...

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