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MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

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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NOTHING TOO DARING

by David F. Long

Commodore David Dixon Porter made history when he took the Essex into the Pacific and crippled the British whaling industry in the War of 1812. He...

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THE CAPTAIN FROM CONNECTICUT

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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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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THE 100-GUN SHIP VICTORY

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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THE SEA WARRIORS

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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NELSON, NAVY & NATION

by Quintin Colville, with James Davey, Editors

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

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ROYAL TARS

ROYAL TARS

by Brian Lavery

With this work, one of the pre-eminent historians of the Royal Navy turns his analytical eye to the Navy's lower deck and explores a culture with...

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BROKE OF THE SHANNON AND THE WAR OF 1812

by Tim Voelcker, Editor

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...

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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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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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NAVAL OCCURRENCES OF THE WAR OF 1812

NAVAL OCCURRENCES OF THE WAR OF 1812

by William James

Introduction by Andrew Lambert. English lawyer and historian William James wrote this book in 1817 to counter what he considered the bombastic,...

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NELSON'S BATTLES

NELSON'S BATTLES

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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UTMOST GALLANTRY

by Kevin D. McCranie

Named a Proceedings Notable Naval Book of 2011 Recipient of an Honorable Mention/Finalist for a "2012 Samuel Eliot Morison Book Award for...

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THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE

THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE

by James Taylor

The bicentennial of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of his ground-breaking publication On the Origin of Species will be...

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