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FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

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by William C. Hammond

Credited with vividly recreating an early chapter in American history with his first novel, A Matter of Honor, William C. Hammond continues the...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/french-warships-age-sail-1786-1862">FRENCH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL, 1786-1862</a>

by Rif Winfield and Stephen S. Roberts

In 1786 the French navy had just emerged from its most successful war of the eighteenth century, and the reputation of its ship design and fighting...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/forecastle-cabin">FROM FORECASTLE TO CABIN</a>

by Samuel Samuels

This is the autobiography of an American who ran away to sea at the age of 11 and charts his rise from the lowliest seaman to the command of his own...

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GALLEY SLAVE

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by Jean Marteilhe

This remarkable memoir tells of the miseries of Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac, 'a Protestant condemned to the Galleys of France for his Religion', who,...

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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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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/hms-trincomalee">HMS TRINCOMALEE</a>

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 India...

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HMS VICTORY - FIRST RATE

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by Jonathan Eastland

One of the best-known historic ships in the world, HMS Victory attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year to Portsmouth, England. This...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/hms-victory-pocket-manual-1805">HMS VICTORY POCKET MANUAL 1805</a>

by Peter Goodwin

This pocket manual is a complete and concise guide to one of the world’s most famous warships, Admiral Nelson’s fully preserved flagship...

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HORRIBLE SHIPWRECK!

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by Andrew C.A. Jampoler

On August 25, 1833, the British convict ship Amphitrite, filled with more than one hundred women prisoners and their children along with a crew of...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/how-dark-night">HOW DARK THE NIGHT</a>

by William C. Hammond

William Hammond’s award winning series carries on the tradition of Patrick O’Brian and C.S. Forester. It is the only nautical fiction series that...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/hunting-essex">HUNTING THE ESSEX</a>

by Midshipman Allen Francis Gardiner

This previously unpublished journal provides an eyewitness account of the epic chase of the USS Essex that was the inspiration for the film Master...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/pursuit-essex">In Pursuit of the Essex</a>

by Ben Hughes

On 26 October 1812, during the war between Britain and the United States, the frigate USS Essex set sail on the most remarkable voyage in the early...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/intrepid-sailors">INTREPID SAILORS</a>

by Chipp Reid

Named a "Notable Naval Book of 2012" by Proceedings MagazineIntrepid Sailors tells one of the greatest sea stories in the history of the U.S. Navy....

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JOHN PAUL JONES

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by Joseph Callo

This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero worship of past biographies and the inaccurate and denigrating views of more...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/john-paul-jones">JOHN PAUL JONES</a>

by Lincoln Lorenz

This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman...

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