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MOST FORTUNATE SHIP

A MOST FORTUNATE SHIP

by Commander 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...

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EAGLE SEAMANSHIP, 4th Edition

EAGLE SEAMANSHIP, 4th Edition

by Capt. Eric C. Jones, USCG, and Lt. Christopher D. Nolan, USCG

This fourth edition of the venerable manual on square rigger sailing is the first revision in more than twenty years. It brings together the several...

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FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

by William C. Hammond

"William C. Hammond writes well and has a good grasp of history and nautical matters which bring authenticity to his books, and he is clearly an...

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HUNTING THE ESSEX

by Midshipman Allen Francis Gardiner, Edited by John S. Rieske

“…A fascinating little book, well worth reading.”  – Galveston Daily News This previously unpublished journal provides...

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NELSON'S REFUGE

by Jason R. Musteen

Since its capture from Spain in 1704, Gibraltar has been one of Great Britain's most legendary citadels.   As the gatekeeper of the...

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THE POWER AND THE GLORY

by William C. Hammond

Bill Hammond is the 2011 Gold Medal recipient for “Historical Fiction Protagonist” as awarded by the Military Writers Society of America...

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VOYAGE TO JAMESTOWN

by Robert D. Hicks, Foreword by CDR Scott Carpenter, USN (Ret.)

Voyage to Jamestown explores how sea navigation was accomplished during the era of discovery. Navigational methods and tools are presented within the...

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THE CAPTAIN WHO BURNED HIS SHIPS

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, who was a key figure in the development of the early U.S. Navy.  Having come to America...

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A PRIVATEER'S VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD

A PRIVATEER'S VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD

by Captain George Shelvocke

In 1719, Captain George Shelvocke, a poverty-stricken former Royal Navy officer, was appointed to command the Speedwell, a ship sent to prey on the...

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CAPTAIN'S WIFE

by Abby Jane Morrell

"By turns feisty, opinionated, inquisitive, and contemplative, Abby Morrell lives and breathes on these pages. Many will want to read Captain...

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FROM FORECASTLE TO CABIN

by Captain Samuel Samuels

“How he [Capt. Samuel Samuels] ends his narrative is just as compelling as how he begins, and his words will haunt readers long after they...

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GALLEY SLAVE

GALLEY SLAVE

by Jean Marteilhe

This is the remarkable memoir of Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac, who, after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, found himself condemned,...

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HMS VICTORY - FIRST RATE

HMS VICTORY

by Jonathan Eastland with Iain Ballantyne

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

LANDSMAN HAY

by Robert Hay, Abridged and Edited by Vincent McInerney

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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