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ROYAL TARS

Royal Tars

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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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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Intrepid Sailors

by Chipp Reid

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

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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

Captain Bligh's Second Chance

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

Captain Cook's War and Peace

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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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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John Paul Jones

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

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 USS Essex into the Pacific and crippled the British whaling industry during the War of...

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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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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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A Most Fortunate Ship

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

Admiral Lord Howe

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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America Spreads Her Sails

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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