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JOHN PAUL JONES

JOHN PAUL JONES

by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)

This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero worship of past biographies and the inaccurate and denigrating views of more...

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BOLD ENDEAVORS

by Jack Stuster

This classic reference is considered the best single source of information on how to facilitate human adjustment and performance in long-term...

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HMS VICTORY POCKET MANUAL 1805

by Peter Goodwin

This pocket manual is a complete and concise guide to one of the world’s most famous warships, Admiral Nelson’s fully preserved flagship...

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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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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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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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LIFE OF A SAILOR

LIFE OF A SAILOR

by Frederick Chamier

Frederick Chamier went to sea in 1809 as an officer in the Royal Navy. Like his contemporary Captain Frederick Marryat, he enjoyed a successful...

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MAN OF WAR LIFE

by Charles Nordoff, Abridged and Edited by Vincent McInerney

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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ROLLING HOME

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

SLAVER CAPTAIN

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 years...

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WHALE HUNTER

WHALE HUNTER

by Nelson Cole Haley

A harpooner in the whale ship Charles W. Morgan from 1849 to 1853, Nelson Cole Haley embarked on a hunt that took him from New Bedford, Massachusetts...

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