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The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062666543
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 6th, 2018

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon

The Cruise Handbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781788681032
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Published: Lonely Planet - January 15th, 2019

Exploring the frozen Alaskan wilderness; spotting elephants and lions on a Botswana river safari; sailing through the mighty fjords in Scandinavia and New Zealand; island-hopping the Caribbean, rich in colonial plazas and white sand beaches. Cruising has never been more diverse.

US Navy Warships and Auxiliaries 4th Edition: Including Us Coast Guard Cover Image
ISBN: 9781682474624
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - September 1st, 2019

Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald Cover Image
ISBN: 9780816680818
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - September 21st, 2012

The Edmund Fitzgerald, a colossal ore carrier, had been fighting her way through a pounding November storm on Lake Superior. Then the Fitz’s radar went out, and she started to take on water. Despite gale-force winds and thirty-foot seas, there was no reason to think the Fitz wouldn’t find safe harbor at Whitefish Point, Michigan.

Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250183897
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Published: Picador - July 3rd, 2018

"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting for their freedom.

The Slave Ship: A Human History Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143114253
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Published: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2008

“Masterly.”—Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book Review

Red Sky in Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea Cover Image
ISBN: 9780786886760
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Published: Hachette Books - July 16th, 2003

New available in paperback, a true-life adventure story with everything: page-turning suspense, remarkable acts of courage, wrenching despair, and a triumphant, life-affirming ending.

Fatal Treasure: Greed and Death, Emeralds and Gold, and the Obsessive Search for the Legendary Ghost Galleon Atocha Cover Image
ISBN: 9780471696803
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Published: Wiley (TP) - February 1st, 2005

In real life-especially off the Florida coast-things can have fatal consequences. Fatal Treasure is a truly compelling read.
-Aphrodite Jones, New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Sacrifice and All She Wanted

Dutton's Nautical Navigation, 15th Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781557502483
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - December 7th, 2003

As paper navigational charts are replaced by vector images on computer screens, magnetic compasses enhanced by digital flux gate technology, and chronometers joined by atomic clocks, the demand has been mounting for an extensive update to the classic reference known worldwide as Dutton's.

This is the definitive book on knots. Here are approximately 3900 different kinds, from simple hitches to “Marlingspike Seamanship.” Mr. Ashley has included almost everything there is to know about them. Precisely named and classified (some new ones for the first time officially), they can be easily found in the big index.

We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific Cover Image
By David Lewis, Derek Oulton (Editor)
ISBN: 9780824815820
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Published: University of Hawaii Press - May 1st, 1994

This new edition includes a discussion of theories about traditional methods of navigation developed during recent decades, the story of the renaissance of star navigation throughout the Pacific, and material about navigation systems in Indonesia, Siberia, and the Indian Ocean.

Great Lakes Shipwrecks & Survivals Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802870100
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Published: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company - January 18th, 1989

In this breathtaking chronicle of the most spectacular shipwrecks and survivals on the Great Lakes, William Ratigan re-creates vivid scenes of high courage and screaming panic from which no reader can turn away.

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