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The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. ...
George C. Daughan.
 
Publisher: Basic Books
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780465019625
Daedalus Item Code: 60510
 
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The Shipwreck Cannibals: Captain John Deane and the Boon Island Flesh ...
Adam Nightingale.
 
Publisher: History Press
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780752487236
Daedalus Item Code: 60071
 
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A Whaling Captain's Life: The Exciting True Account by Henry Acton for His Son, William
Henry Acton.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596294172.  Daedalus Item Code: 60298
 
First published in 1838, Henry Acton's guide to the whaling life was written to satisfy the curiosity of his young son, William. Along with a meticulous description of how whales are hunted, killed, ... (Read More)
 
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Movie Tie-In)
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126812.  Daedalus Item Code: 59567
 
(Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction) Originally published in 2000, Nathaniel Philbrick's account of the incident that inspired Moby-Dick is a superb maritime narrative, ... (Read More)
 
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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England
Clifford Beal.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972338.  Daedalus Item Code: 44307
 
In May 1704 the brigantine Charles quietly slipped into the cove at Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her sudden appearance some ten months after her mysterious departure started tongues wagging, and ... (Read More)
 
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Ships of the Civil War 1861–1865: An Illustrated Guide to the Fighting Vessels of the Union and the Confederacy
Kevin J. Dougherty.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909160675.  Daedalus Item Code: 60365
 
Although noted for its land battles, the American Civil War's marine engagements announced a new kind of naval warfare, with the first-time use of ironclads, submarines, and torpedoes. Here the ... (Read More)
 
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Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds
Regina Krahl, John Guy, J. Keith Wilson & Julian Ruby, eds.
Publisher: Freer Sackler/Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780934686181.  Daedalus Item Code: 43189
 
Twelve centuries ago, a merchant ship—an Arab dhow—foundered on a reef off the coast of Belitung in the Java Sea. On board were lead ingots, bronze mirrors, spice jars, intricately worked vessels of ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of the Unsinkable Titanic
Michael Wilkinson & Robert Hamilton.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242746.  Daedalus Item Code: 52853
 
While the 1912 sinking of the Titanic has been documented many times in books and films, this intriguing book tells the ship's story through the newspaper articles of the era—often containing ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482147.  Daedalus Item Code: 43345
 
Fifth-generation seafarers from Maine, Joanna and Lincoln Colcord spent their youth at sea aboard their father's ships, traveling to such far-flung locales as Argentina, South Africa, Hong Kong, and ... (Read More)
 
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Nelson: The Sword of Albion
John Sugden.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805078077.  Daedalus Item Code: 54534
 
In this concluding volume of his epic two-part biography of Britain's most celebrated naval commander, following Nelson: A Dream of Glory, John Sugden separates fact from myth to offer a ... (Read More)
 
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Playships of the World: The Naval Diaries of Admiral Dan Gallery, 1920–1924
Dan Gallery. Robert Shenk, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037221.  Daedalus Item Code: 41791
 
After touring the USS Pittsburgh off the French Riviera in 1926, James Thurber described it as the "Playship of the World." Dan Gallery, who would later be famous for capturing the German ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307590374.  Daedalus Item Code: 41067
 
Before General Patton could invade Morocco in Operation Torch, which would then enable the Allied invasion of Nazi Europe through Italy, he needed 500 tons of airplane fuel and 900 tons of bombs ... (Read More)
 
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Michael Wilkinson & Robert Hamilton.
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2. The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
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3. The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers
Lucia del Sol Knight & Daniel Bruce MacNaughton.
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4. Target Tirpitz: X-Craft, Agents and Dambusters—The Epic Quest to Destroy Hitler's Mightiest Warship
Patrick Bishop.
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5. Naval Wives & Mistresses
Margarette Lincoln.
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6. A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft
David Hobbs.
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7. James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
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8. Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
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9. Nelson: The Sword of Albion
John Sugden.
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10. Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
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