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The Gulf of Mexico: A Maritime History Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781643360140
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of South Carolina Press - November 13th, 2019

The Gulf of Mexico presents a compelling, salt-streaked narrative of the earth's tenth largest body of water. In this beautifully written and illustrated volume, John S. Sledge explores the people, ships, and cities that have made the Gulf's human history and culture so rich.


Ghost Fleet Awakened: Lake George's Sunken Bateaux of 1758 Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781438476728
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Published: Excelsior Editions/State University of New Yo - November 1st, 2019

In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago, when bateaux first plied the waters of Lake George, New York.


Amazing Boat Journeys (Amazing Journeys) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781788681308
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Published: Lonely Planet - October 15th, 2019

Experience 60 of the world's greatest adventures on water - from sailing the Nile by felucca and cruising the Canadian Arctic, to exploring Pitcairn Island by cargo ship. With detailed accounts of each route, beautiful photos and practical tips on how to plan your own voyage, Amazing Boat Journeys will help you discover a more rewarding way of travelling.


How to Build a Wooden Boat Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780937822104
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Published: Wooden Boat Publications - March 1st, 1988

Author built wooden boats for over 50 years and shares his knowledge about traditional, practical, plank-on-frame boat construction. Literate, warm, encouraging, insightful. Wonderfully illustrated by Sam Manning.


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Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316159357
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 12th, 2005


The Arts of the Sailor: Knotting, Splicing and Ropework (Dover Maritime) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780486264400
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Published: Dover Publications - May 11th, 2012

A maritime expert offers boating and yachting enthusiasts a complete course in rigging, working, and maintaining a ship. The perfect shipboard reference, this volume is packed with useful "hands-on" information: sailor's tools, basic knots, and useful hitches; handsewing and canvas work; and dozens of other topics important to safety, economy, and efficiency. Over 100 illustrations.


Classic Ships of the Great Lakes Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781933272504
Availability: Backordered
Published: Thunder Bay Press Michigan - June 1st, 2015

Robert Campbell's Classic Ships of the Great Lakes presents a visually stunning array of historical and present-day inland shipping including passenger ships, whaleback, bulk carriers, self-unloaders, cement carriers, oil tankers, car ferries, super ships, and more.


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781476745978
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 17th, 2018

“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award-winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were


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A Night to Remember: The Classic Account of the Final Hours of the Titanic Cover Image
By Walter Lord, Nathaniel Philbrick (Introduction by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780805077643
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - January 7th, 2005

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick


The Marlinspike Sailor Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780070592186
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Published: International Marine Publishing - September 22nd, 1993

Hervey Garrett Smith was the foremost marine illustrator of the 1950s and 1960s, and his wonderful drawings of traditional ropework quickly propelled "The Marlinspike Sailor" to cult classic status when it was published in 1956. With the addition of a section on modern, synthetic rope in the 1970s, its popularity has continued undiminished to this day.


On ship-tracking Web sites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. In postindustrial economies, we no longer produce but buy, and so we must ship. Without shipping there would be no clothes, food, paper, or fuel. Without all those dots, the world would not work. Yet freight shipping is all but invisible.


Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781771644419
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Published: Greystone Books - September 25th, 2018

"Beyond terrific. I didn't want it to end." --Bill Bryson

Driven by a passion for travel and history and a love of ships and the sea, former Monty Python stalwart and beloved television globe-trotter Michael Palin explores the world of HMS Erebus, last seen on an ill-fated voyage to chart the Northwest Passage.


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