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  • Rolling Homeby William Morris Barnes; Vincent McInerney

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 15.00

    Barnes was born in 1850 into a shipowning family in St Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a schoolboy. His career seemed predestined, and by the age of 14 he was apprenticed to a Liverpool company, serving in their sailing ships working a triangular passage to St Johns, the Brazils and back to Liverpool. He tried to ‘swallow... more...

  • Harbors and High Seasby Dean King; John B. Hattendorf

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    A fascinating and comprehensive collection of maps of the streets, seas, and coasts of Patrick O?Brian?s Aubrey?Maturinseries The tall-masted sailing ships of the early nineteenth century were the technological miracles of their day, allowing their crews to traverse the seas with greater speed than had ever been possible before. Novelist Patrick... more...

  • Every Man Will Do His Dutyby Dean King; John B. Hattendorf

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    Twenty-two enthralling stories of the Royal Navy, bringing to vivid life the greatest battles and daily struggles of seafaring in the Napoleonic era   At the dawn of the nineteenth century, the British Navy was the mightiest instrument of war the world had ever known. The Royal Navy patrolled the seas from India to the Caribbean, connecting an... more...

  • Men Under the Seaby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    A pulse-pounding compilation of bravery at the bottom of the ocean Commander Edward Ellsberg rose to fame after leading the harrowing effort to raise the sunken submarine S-51 just off Long Island. That is where he begins Men Under the Sea , his tribute to and history of the men who risk everything to plunge into the blackness of the deep sea.... more...

  • No Banners, No Buglesby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The unheralded story of how salvage helped the Allies win back North Africa By the time America joined World War II, Edward Ellsberg had already earned his place as one of the world?s great marine salvage engineers, and his bestselling accounts of raising doomed submarines and histories of classic diving operations had made him a literary star.... more...

  • On the Bottomby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    On September 25, 1925, the S-51 tragically sank to the ocean floor, and Edward Ellsberg was the man whose courage and determination brought it back The sinking of the submarine S-51 was one of the greatest tragedies in American naval history. Due to a miscommunication and subsequent collision between the sub and a passing steamship on a September... more...

  • Under the Red Sea Sunby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    To recover North Africa from the Nazis, the Allies had to undertake the largest salvage operation the world had ever seen By 1942, Mussolini?s forces were on the run in East Africa. In order to slow the Allied advance, the Italians used audacious tactics. One included making ports inoperable, leaving the Allies without the infrastructure necessary... more...

  • Miracle at Midwayby Gordon Prange; Donald M. Goldstein; Katherine V. Dillon

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The inside story of the historic battle that turned the tide in the war for the Pacific Six months after Pearl Harbor, the seemingly invincible Imperial Japanese Navy prepared a decisive blow against the United States. After sweeping through Asia and the South Pacific, Japan?s military targeted the tiny atoll of Midway, an ideal launching pad for... more...

  • Grey Wolf, Grey Seaby E. B. Gasaway

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    The history of one of World War II?s most successful submarines, U-124, is chronicled in Grey Wolf, Grey Sea , from its few defeats to a legion of victories. Kapitanleutnant Jochen Mohr commanded his German submarine and navigated it through the treacherous waters of one of the most destructive, savage wars the world has known. more...

  • Mutiny on the Bountyby William Bligh

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Cast out from their ship by Fletcher Christian and his rebel band, William Bligh and eighteen seamen were forced to journey thousands of miles to the nearest port in a small open boat, with inadequate supplies and without a compass or charts. This time-honored classic, written in 1790, is Bligh's personal account of an extraordinary feat of seamanship,... more...