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Ships & Shipbuilding

  • The Boston Marine Barracksby John R. Yates Jr.; Thomas Yates

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    The Boston Marine Barracks is one of the oldest in the U.S.: it stands within eyeshot of the USS Constitution. Lt. Col. John R. Yates, Jr., the last commanding officer of the Barracks when it closed in 1974, researched the hundreds of letters left behind by previous Barracks commanders, their superiors and many others. They reveal the life and times... more...

  • The Vicksburg Campaignby Kevin Dougherty

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The Union victory at Gettysburg is widely considered the turning point of the Civil War but many scholars consider the capture of Vicksburg the decisive action. Building on a well-established body of literature--including the author's previous work--this book provides a comprehensive narrative and single-volume reference work on the Vicksburg Campaign.... more...

  • The Kamikaze Huntersby Will Iredale

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 16.61

    In May 1945, with victory in Europe established, the war was all but over. But on the other side of the world, the Allies were still engaged in a bitter struggle to control the Pacific. And it was then that the Japanese unleashed a terrible new form of warfare: the suicide pilots, or Kamikaze. Drawing on meticulous research and unique personal... more...

  • Aircraft Carriers of the United States Navyby Michael Green

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.99

    In 1922 the US Navy commissioned its first small experimental aircraft carrier. This was followed into service by two much larger and capable carriers in 1927 with five more being built prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including three large Yorktown class.

To take the offensive against the Japanese Navy, the American Congress... more...

  • A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecksby Stewart Gordon

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 24.99

    Shipwrecks as a window on the history of globalization more...

  • A Practical Guide to the Rules of the Roadby Farhan Saeed

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 32.95

    A self-teaching aid that covers International regulations for preventing collision at sea 1972 (Colregs) or Rules of the Road, including navigation lights and related situations that could be asked within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency oral examinations for the deck certificate of competency. This book is divided into two sections. The first... more...

  • United States Coast Guard Leaders and Missions, 1790 to the Presentby Thomas P. Ostrom; John J. Galluzzo

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The history of the U.S. Coast Guard and its predecessor agencies dates from 1790, with missions in both domestic and international waters. The Service has provided aids to navigation, enforcement of maritime laws, environmental protection, search and rescue, immigration and narcotics interdiction, maritime safety assistance, port security, natural... more...

  • Civil War Biographies from the Western Watersby Myron J. Smith Jr.

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 75.00

    From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War raged along the great rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. While various Civil War biographies exist, none have been devoted exclusively to participants in the Western river war as waged down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Red River, and up the Ohio, the Tennessee and the Cumberland. Based on the Official... more...

  • Dutch East India Company Shipbuildingby Wendy van Duivenvoorde; Jeremy Green

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    WENDY VAN DUIVENVOORDE is a lecturer in maritime archaeology at Flinders University and deputy director of the Australian Consortium of Humanities Research Centres. She is also affiliated faculty with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University. more...

  • Steamby Andrea Sutcliffe

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    Streamboats and Steamboats * A Ridiculous Idea * Brother Saintmakers * The War of the Pamphlets * The Columbian Maid * Lord High Admirals of the Delaware * Jefferson's Choice * The End of Perseverance * Leeches and Sharks * War and Peace * A Mail-order Steamboat * Thornton's Revenge more...