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The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250194534
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 7th, 2020

In the tradition of Erik Larson's Dead Wake comes The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria, about the sinking of the glamorous Italian ocean liner, including never-before-seen photos of the wreck today.


Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802128928
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Published: Grove Press - October 20th, 2020

From bestselling author Gary Kinder, Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea is a "ripping true tale of danger and discovery at sea" (Washington Post), newly updated for this special 20th-anniversary edition.


The Modern Cruiser: The Evolution of Ships That Fought the Second World War Cover Image
$54.95
ISBN: 9781526737915
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - July 15th, 2020

This book sets out to provide a coherent history of the fortunes of this ship-type in the twentieth century. It begins with a brief summary of development before the World War I and an account of a few notable cruiser actions during that conflict that helped define what cruisers would look like in the post-war world.


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Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062748218
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Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller •  TIME Magazine’s Best Nonfiction Book of 2018 • New York Public Library’s Best Book of 2018 • NPR’s Book Concierge Best Book of 2018 • Economist Book of the Year • SELF.com’s Best Books of 2018 • Audible’s Best of the Year • BookRiot’s Best Audio Boo


Voyage of Mercy: The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America's First Humanitarian Mission Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250200471
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 3rd, 2020

“Puleo has found a new way to tell the story with this well-researched and splendidly written chronicle of the Jamestown, its captain, and an Irish priest who ministered to the starving in Cork city…Puleo’s tale, despite the hardship to come, surely is a tribute to the better angels of America’s nature, and in that sense, it couldn’t be more timely.” The Wall


The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discoveries on the Ocean Floor Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643132457
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Published: Pegasus Books - February 11th, 2020

This memoir by the world’s foremost marine geologist is an enthralling blend of maritime history, popular science, and Clive Cussler–style adventure.


The Battleship USS Iowa (Anatomy of The Ship) Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9781472827296
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Published: Osprey Publishing - January 21st, 2020

A brilliantly detailed visual representation of one of the greatest US warships, the USS Iowa, whose four decades in service took her from the Pacific War in World War II to the Persian Gulf in the late 1980s.


Destroyers: Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum the Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Photos of Cover Image
By Kazushige Todaka (Editor), Kure Maritime Museum (Editor)
$75.00
ISBN: 9781591146308
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - February 11th, 2020

Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals.


Ships of Splendour: Passenger Liners in Colour Cover Image
$42.95
ISBN: 9780750991469
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Published: The History Press - February 1st, 2020

This beautiful book presents a review of passenger ships from the 1940s through to the 1960s and the onset of the jet age. The fleet includes varied representatives: the great Cunarders, the United States, France & Michelangelo from the North Atlantic, but many others as well—ships such as the Southern Cross, Windsor Castle, Canberra & Oriana.


Submarines and Submarine Depot Ships: Selected Photos from the Archives of the Kure Maritime Museum the Best from the Collection of Shizuo Fukui's Pho Cover Image
By Kazushige Todaka (Editor), Kure Maritime Museum (Editor)
$75.00
ISBN: 9781591143376
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - February 11th, 2020

Originally published in Japan in 2005, each album in The Japanese Naval Warship photo album series contains official photographs taken by the Kure Maritime Museum, as well as those taken by private individuals.


Armoured Cruiser Cressy: Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans Cover Image
$52.95
ISBN: 9781526766373
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - June 15th, 2020

The subject of this volume is best known for the disaster of 22 September 1914 where Cressy and two sister-ships, Aboukir and Hogue, were sunk with great loss of life by a single small submarine in little more than an hour.


Sovereign of the Seas 1637: A Reconstruction of the Most Powerful Warship of Its Day Cover Image
$68.95
ISBN: 9781526766298
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - March 10th, 2020

Sovereign of the Seas was the most spectacular, extravagant and controversial warship of the early seventeenth century. The ultimate royal prestige project, whose armament was increased by the King's decree to the unheard-of figure of one hundred guns, the ship finally cost the equivalent of ten more conventional warships.


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