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  • 'Going Bananas': 100 Years of American Fruit Ships in the Caribbean

    By Mark H. Goldberg

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789111184465
    • Publisher: The American Merchant Marine Museum
    • Published: 1993
  • 'Leander' Class (Modern Combat Ships, No. 1)

    By C.J. Meyer

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780711013858
    • Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd
    • Published: July 1984
  • 'Unsinkable': The Full Story of RMS Titanic

    By Daniel Allen Butler

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780306811104
    • Publisher: Da Capo Press
    • Published: March 2002
    Describes the construction and maiden voyage of the "unsinkable" Titanic, which sank after colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic in April 1912.
  • 10 Wooden Boats You Can Build : For Sail, Motor, Paddle and Oar

    By PETER H. SPECTRE

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780937822340
    • Publisher: Wooden Boat Pub
    • Published: October 1995
  • 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!

    By Tim Maltin

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143119098
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: November 2011
    " April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate. "--
  • The 12-Volt Bible for Boats

    By Miner K. Brotherton

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071392334
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: November 2002
    The 12-Volt Bible for Boats is a clear, nonthreatening introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. This second edition is thoroughly updated with respect to modern batteries, breaker and panel design, alternative energy sources, and troubleshooting equipment, but it retains the fundamental simplicity that is the source of its enduring popularity (more than 100,000 copies sold).
  • 21st Century Knox: Influence, Sea Power, and History for the Modern Era (21st Century Foundations)

    By David Kohnen

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781612519807
    • Publisher: Naval Institute Press
    • Published: May 2016
    Commo. Dudley Wright Knox took a practitioner's approach to maritime history, helping to frame a global mission for the U.S. Navy. Having graduated with the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1897, he commanded a variety of warships and flag headquarters. He served in combat during the 1898 Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion, and in the Philippines. With intelligence, Knox lead efforts to establish the "special relationship" between the Royal Navy and U.S. Navy during two world wars. Helping to realize the visions of a "navy second to none" Knox assisted President Franklin D. Roosevelt in educating Americans to understand the nexus between war and peace. Unlike armies or air forces, Knox argued that navies provided unique means, "not to make war but to preserve peace, not to be predatory but to shield the free development of commerce, not to unsettle the world but to stabilize it through the promotion of law and order." 21st Century Knox offers a primer on the thinking of the man who exerted an enormous influence on the U.S. Navy during the first fifty years of the twentieth century. His ideas on questions of strategy, leadership, and maritime operations remain relevant to naval professionals into the twenty-first century and beyond.
  • 438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

    By Jonathan Franklin

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781501116292
    • Publisher: Atria Books
    • Published: November 2015
    Based on interviews with the man who survived alone and adrift at sea longer than anyone in recorded history and interviews with his colleagues, an epic tale of survival chronicles Salvador Alvarenga's 14 months at sea during which he imagined a method of survival that kept his body and mind intact until he was rescued. Illustrations. Map(s).
  • 438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

    By Jonathan Franklin

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781501116308
    • Publisher: Atria Books
    • Published: September 2016
  • The 50-Gun Ship: A Complete History (Shipshape)

    By Rif Winfield

    Our Price: $12.45
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781845600099
    • Publisher: Mercury Books
    • Published: March 2006
    Drawing upon extensive archival research at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, independent scholar Winfield offers an accessible history of the 50-gun ship used by the Royal Navy in the 18th century. The text is accompanied throughout by b&w illustrations, including detailed cutaway drawings of the Leopard by John McKay. Some of these drawings are also reproduced on a large folded poster, which is tucked into a pocket inside the back cover. This first paperback edition of a volume originally published in 1997 by Chatham Publishing is distributed in the U.S. by International Publishers Marketing. Oversize: 9.75x11.25". Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • AMERICA'S LOST TREASURE : A Pictorial Chronicle of The Sinking and Recovery of The United Staees Mail Steamship Central America The Ship of Gold

    By Tommy Thompson

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780871137326
    • Publisher: ATLANTIC MONTHLY
    • Published: December 1998
    Photo-essay on the recovery of the ship 'Central America.'
  • Achille Lauro Hijacking: Lessons In the Politics and Prejudice of Terrorism

    By Michael K. Bohn

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781574887792
    • Publisher: BRASSEY'S, INC.
    • Published: September 2004
    As the director of the White House Situation Room during Ronald Reagan's second term, Michael K. Bohn spent days and nights monitoring terrorist incidents. With this book, he follows two families--the Odehs and the Klinghoffers--as they search for justice.
  • Action in the North Atlantic

    By Guy Gilpatric

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781889901152
    • Publisher: The Glencannon Press
    • Published: June 2000
  • Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke: The Story of a Fighting Sailor

    By Ken Jones

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781557500182
    • Publisher: Naval Institute Press
    • Published: 2001
  • Admiral Arleigh Burke

    By E.B. Potter

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394584249
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: April 1990
    A biography by the author of Nimitz and Bull Halsey.

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