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HORRIBLE SHIPWRECK!

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by Andrew C.A. Jampoler

On August 25, 1833, the British convict ship Amphitrite, filled with more than one hundred women prisoners and their children along with a crew of...

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by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy. It is at the same time a biography...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

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by Joseph Callo

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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/hamilton-woman">That Hamilton Woman</a>

by Barry Gough

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, England’s greatest sailor, fell deeply in love with Emma Hamilton in the years before Trafalgar. This, together with his...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/call-arms">A CALL TO ARMS</a>

by William C. Hammond

A Call To Arms is the fourth novel in the award-winning historical / nautical fiction series from William C. Hammond. Along with the other novels in...

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FOR LOVE OF COUNTRY

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by William C. Hammond

Credited with vividly recreating an early chapter in American history with his first novel, A Matter of Honor, William C. Hammond continues the...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/bold-endeavors">BOLD ENDEAVORS</a>

by Jack Stuster

Bold Endeavors: Lessons from Polar and Space Exploration presents the results of 15 years of research for NASA and the Department of Defense...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/hms-victory-pocket-manual-1805">HMS VICTORY POCKET MANUAL 1805</a>

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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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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