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EAGLE SEAMANSHIP, 4th Edition

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by Capt. Eric C. Jones USCG

One of the most recognizable and majestic vessels on the high seas today and the only active square rigger in the U.S. fleet, Eagle draws huge crowds...

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by William C. Hammond

William Hammond’s award winning series carries on the tradition of Patrick O’Brian and C.S. Forester. It is the only nautical fiction series that...

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by Midshipman Allen Francis Gardiner

This previously unpublished journal provides an eyewitness account of the epic chase of the USS Essex that was the inspiration for the film Master...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/nelsons-refuge">NELSON&#039;S REFUGE</a>

by Jason R. Musteen

Gibraltar has been one of Great Britain’s most legendary fortresses since its capture from Spain in 1704 and its strategic location as the gatekeeper...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/philip-nolan">Philip Nolan</a>

by Chuck Pfarrer

Philip Nolan: The Man Without a Country is Chuck Pfarrer’s captivating adaptation of Edward Everett Hale’s American classic “The Man Without a...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/power-and-glory">THE POWER AND THE GLORY</a>

by William C. Hammond

The Power and the Glory is the third novel in the historical, nautical fiction series from William C. Hammond. It follows in the wake of A Matter of...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/voyage-jamestown">VOYAGE TO JAMESTOWN</a>

by Robert D. Hicks

Voyage to Jamestown explores how sea navigation was accomplished during the era of discoveries. Readers discover navigational methods and tools...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/captains-wife">CAPTAIN&#039;S WIFE</a>

by Abby Jane Morrell

During the nineteenth century it became increasingly common for merchant service masters to take their wives to sea. Among the first, and most...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/forecastle-cabin">FROM FORECASTLE TO CABIN</a>

by Samuel Samuels

This is the autobiography of an American who ran away to sea at the age of 11 and charts his rise from the lowliest seaman to the command of his own...

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GALLEY SLAVE

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by Jean Marteilhe

This remarkable memoir tells of the miseries of Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac, 'a Protestant condemned to the Galleys of France for his Religion', who,...

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HMS VICTORY - FIRST RATE

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by Jonathan Eastland

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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LANDSMAN HAY

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by Robert Hay

In 1803, at the age of fourteen, Robert Hay joined the Royal Navy and spent the next eight years at sea. His colorful memoir describes a sailor s...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/man-war-life">MAN OF WAR LIFE</a>

by Charles Nordhoff

In 1844, when barely 14, Charles Nordhoff managed to talk his way into the U.S. Navy. He was better educated than most of his fellow seamen, and was...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/rolling-home">ROLLING HOME</a>

by William Morris Barnes

Barnes was born in 1850 into a ship owning family in St. Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a boy. At the outbreak of the First...

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SLAVER CAPTAIN

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by John Newton

An Anglican clergyman best remembered as the author of the hymn "Amazing Grace", John Newton was engaged in the slave trade for the first thirty...

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