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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/hms-pickle">HMS PICKLE</a>

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/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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MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

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by Samuel Pepys

Originally published by Pepys in June 1690, this is a defense of his administration of the Royal Navy and a criticism of his opponents. While Pepys...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/nothing-too-daring">NOTHING TOO DARING</a>

by David F. Long

Commodore David Dixon Porter made history when he took the USS Essex into the Pacific and crippled the British whaling industry during the War of...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/captain-connecticut">THE CAPTAIN FROM CONNECTICUT</a>

by Linda M. Maloney

The Captain from Connecticut is the definitive biography of the man who became a national hero as the commander of the USS Constitution in her...

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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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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/100-gun-ship-victory">THE 100-GUN SHIP VICTORY</a>

by John McKay

The three-decker First Rate-Victory, was the most successful 100-gun ship of the period and the flagship of Nelson at Trafalgar. First published in...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/sea-warriors">THE SEA WARRIORS</a>

by Richard Woodman

The Sea Warriors is the true story of the great frigate captains of the Nelsonic Royal Navy who spent long and arduous years away from their homes...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/nelson-navy-nation">NELSON, NAVY &amp; NATION</a>

by Quintin Colville

Navy, Nation and Nelson explores the Royal Navy’s relationship with Britain from the Glorious Revolution to the Napoleonic Wars, encompassing three...

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ROYAL TARS

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by Brian Lavery

Brian Lavery, the pre-eminent historian of the Royal Navy, turns his astute and wide-ranging analytical eye on to its 'lower deck' - the world of the...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/broke-shannon-and-war-1812">BROKE OF THE SHANNON AND THE WAR OF 1812</a>

by Tim Voelcker

Captain Philip Broke’s victory in 1813 over Captain Lawrence of USS Chesapeake, did much to restore the morale of the Royal Navy, shattered by three...

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EMPIRE OF THE SEAS

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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 battles...

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NAVAL OCCURRENCES OF THE WAR OF 1812

<a href="/store/books/age-sail/naval-occurrences-war-1812">NAVAL OCCURRENCES OF THE WAR OF 1812</a>

by William James

English lawyer and historian William James wrote this book in 1817 to counter what he considered the bombastic, patriotic, and false version of the...

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NELSON'S BATTLES

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by Nicholas Tracy

From his first dramatic initiatives at the Battle of St. Vincent in 1797 to his last battle at Trafalgar in 1805, Horatio Nelson was a force to be...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/utmost-gallantry">UTMOST GALLANTRY</a>

by Kevin D. McCranie

Focusing on the oceanic war rather than on the war in the Great Lakes, this study charts the War of 1812 from the perspectives of the two opposing...

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