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The Unseen Britannic: The Ship in Rare Illustrations Cover Image
$41.95
ISBN: 9780750993777
Availability: Backordered
Published: The History Press - October 1st, 2020

As the third and largest sister of the Olympic-class trio, Britannic is often unjustly overlooked in comparison to Olympic and Titanic. Launched on the eve of war in February 1914, Britannic would never serve on the North Atlantic mail run for which she was built.


The E. J. Hughes Book of Boats Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781771513364
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Touchwood Editions - September 22nd, 2020

Boat lovers of all ages and people who enjoy the scenery of BC's coast will delight in this charming gift book, a worthy addition to books about BC's art history.


Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802128928
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Grove Press - July 20th, 2021

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 Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of Northern Eurasia Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781588344755
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Smithsonian Books - September 15th, 2020

The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of Northern Eurasia is a history and description of bark and skin boat traditions of the native peoples of Scandinavia and northern Russia. The history of northern peoples and cultures is inextricably linked to the technology of water transport.


Cruisers: 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: 9781591146353
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: US Naval Institute Press - August 15th, 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.


Endeavour: The Ship That Changed the World Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250619433
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
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 W
inner 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


The Modern Cruiser: The Evolution of Ships That Fought the Second World War Cover Image
$54.95
ISBN: 9781526737915
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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.


Destroyer Cossack: Detailed in the Original Builders' Plans Cover Image
$52.95
ISBN: 9781526777065
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: US Naval Institute Press - August 1st, 2020

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


Total Undersea War: The Evolutionary Role of the Snorkel in Donitz's U-Boat Fleet 1944-1945 Cover Image
$52.95
ISBN: 9781526778802
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: US Naval Institute Press - July 15th, 2020

RMS Mauretania (1907): Queen of the Ocean Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9780750985840
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: The History Press - August 1st, 2020

This well-researched book tells the fascinating story of the then-most-famous liner in the world, the Mauretania. Built for the North Atlantic she was created to regain the fabled Blue Ribband that had been taken from Great Britain by a rapidly expanding and imperially ambitious Germany.


Betasom: Italian Submarines in the Atlantic 1940-1945 (Maritime #3109) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9788365958693
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: MMP - April 1st, 2022

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