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The US Navy’s fleet of aircraft carriers are at the heart of global American military force.


Endeavour: The Ship That Changed the World Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250619433
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Picador - July 21st, 2020

"An immense treasure trove of fact-filled and highly readable fun.” --Simon Winchester, The New York Times Book Review

A Sunday Times (U.K.) Best Book of 2018 and Winner of the Mary Soames Award for History

An unprecedented history of the storied ship that Darwin said helped add a hemisphere to the civilized world


Warship 2020 Cover Image
By John Jordan (Volume editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781472840714
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Osprey Publishing - May 26th, 2020

Warship is a celebrated annual publication featuring the latest research on the history, development, and service of the world's warships.


Thetis Down: The Slow Death of a Submarine Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781526766601
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Published: Pen and Sword Maritime - April 26th, 2020

On 1 June 1939 His Majesty's Submarine Thetis sank in Liverpool Bay while on her diving trials. Her loss is still the worst peacetime submarine disaster the Royal Navy has yet faced when ninety-nine men drowned or slowly suffocated during their last fifty hours of life.


River Thames Shipping Since 2000: Cargo Shipping Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781445697321
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Amberley Publishing - March 1st, 2020

Take a look at the River Thames in East London now and you would think that it is commercially dead. Where once the banks of the river were lined with riverside wharves, these have been replaced by or converted to luxury apartments.


The Master Shipwright's Secrets: How Charles II built the Restoration Navy Cover Image
$85.00
ISBN: 9781472838384
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Osprey Publishing - March 10th, 2020

A magnificent illustrated history of HMS Tyger, a fourth-rate ship of the Navy of Charles II.

Inspired by the recent discovery of mathematically calculated digital plans for a fourth-rate ship, written by the Deptford master shipwright, John Shish, The Warship Tyger is an illustrated history of the HMS Tyger, one of the smaller warships of the Restoration period.


Guide to the Crew of Titanic: The Structure of Working Aboard the Legendary Liner Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780750992336
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: The History Press - March 1st, 2020

Much has been written about Titanic, however, until now little mention has been made about the intricate world of the ship’s complement, which comprised more than the total of third-class passengers alone.


In a Class All Their Own: Unique and Historic Boats of New England Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781493043521
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 1st, 2020

Each boat has a story to tell and this book features nearly forty profiles of classic/uniqu e boats, drawn from articles written for the Westerly Sun newspaper during the summers of 2014 and 2015.


The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers: A History of Yukon River Steam Navigation Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9781550178876
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Published: Harbour Publishing - April 18th, 2020

The great Klondike Gold Rush began in 1896 and within two years, thousands of prospectors, speculators and people from countless walks of life descended on the Klondike from far and wide, seeking their fortunes. Sternwheeled steamboats were essential modes of transportation for many of those who made the onerous journey in search of riches and adventure.


First published in 1988 as West Country Cruising, Mark Fishwick's definitive sailing guide for the ever-attractive coastline of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combines a skilful blend of pilotage and cruising information, with historical insight and suggestions of where to eat and what to do ashore.


Betasom: Italian Submarines in the Atlantic 1940-1945 (Maritime #3109) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9788365958693
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: MMP - November 19th, 2020

Catastrophe at Spithead: The Sinking of the Royal George Cover Image
$38.95
ISBN: 9781526764997
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: US Naval Institute Press - February 11th, 2020

In one of the most sensational and perplexing incidents in naval history, Rear Admiral Richard Kempenfelt, a much-voyaged veteran and outstanding officer, drowned along with more than 800 crew and many civilian visitors on a calm summer's morning and in a familiar anchorage.


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