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A Call to Arms

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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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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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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Before the Ironclad

by David K. Brown

When first published in 1990 Before the Ironclad was highly regarded and wholly unique. Brown’s work challenged old assumptions and started a...

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Bold Endeavors

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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Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812

by Tim Voelcker

Captain Philip Broke’s victory in 1813 over Captain Lawrence of USS Chesapeake, did much to restore the morale of the Royal Navy, shattered by three...

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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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Captain's Wife

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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Cutty Sark

by Eric Kentley

Cutty Sark was the greatest of the tea clippers and an iconic British institution. This new work describes the eventful history of this celebrated...

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Dutch Warships in the Age of Sail, 1600-1714

by James Bender

For most of the seventeenth century the Netherlands constituted the most important maritime power in the world, with by far the largest merchant...

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EAGLE SEAMANSHIP, 4th Edition

Eagle Seamanship, 4th Edition

by Capt. Eric C. Jones 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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Embassy to the Eastern Courts

by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

Some two centuries ago, during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, New England’s merchants and traders found themselves frozen out of their...

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EMPIRE OF THE SEAS

Empire of the Seas

by Brian Lavery

For four centuries the Royal Navy made Britain the most powerful nation on earth—the true ruler of the waves. But its impact goes far beyond battles...

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FIRESHIP

Fireship

by Peter Kirsch

The fireship was the guided missile of the age of sail. Packed with incendiary (and sometimes explosive) material, it was aimed at its highly...

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