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EMBASSY TO THE EASTERN COURTS

by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

In the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars, the U.S. found its merchants and traders locked out of their traditional markets in Europe and the...

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EMPIRE OF THE SEAS

EMPIRE OF THE SEAS

by Brian Lavery

For four centuries the Royal Navy made Britain the most powerful nation on earth—the true ruler of the waves. But its impact goes far beyond...

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FIRESHIP

FIRESHIP

by Peter Kirsch

The fireship was the guided missile of the age of sail. Packed with incendiary (and sometimes explosive) material, it was aimed at its highly...

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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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FRENCH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL, 1786–1862

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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FROM FORECASTLE TO CABIN

by Captain Samuel Samuels

“How he [Capt. Samuel Samuels] ends his narrative is just as compelling as how he begins, and his words will haunt readers long after they...

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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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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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HMS VICTORY - FIRST RATE

HMS VICTORY

by Jonathan Eastland with Iain Ballantyne

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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HMS VICTORY POCKET MANUAL 1805

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!

HORRIBLE SHIPWRECK!

by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

On August 25, 1833, the British convict transport Amphitrite, filled with more than one hundred women prisoners and their children, together with a...

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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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INTREPID SAILORS

by Chipp Reid

Named a "Notable Naval Book of 2012" by Proceedings Magazine The U.S. Navy’s campaign against the Barbary pirates is one of the...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

JOHN PAUL JONES

by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)

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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JOHN PAUL JONES

by Lincoln Lorenz

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

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