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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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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/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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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

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by Lt. George Tobin

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

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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 1768...

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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/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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MOST FORTUNATE SHIP

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by 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

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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 eighteenth...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/america-spreads-her-sails">AMERICA SPREADS HER SAILS</a>

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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