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Ninety Percent of Everything

by Rose George

Eye-opening and compelling, the overlooked world of freight shipping, revealed as the foundation of our civilization

On ship-tracking websites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is...


Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean

by David Cordingly

From David Cordingly, one of the world’s foremost experts on pirate history, and author of the perennial favorite Under the Black Flag, comes the thrilling story of the man who fought the real pirates of the...


Alligators of the North: The Story of the West & Peachey Steam Warping Tugs

by Harry Barrett & Clarence F. Coons

In 1889, John West and James Peachey unveiled their new invention, a steam warping tug that would revolutionize the Canadian pine-logging industry. These tugs became known as northern alligators and helped loggers...


Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks

by Liz Mechem

A fully illustrated collection of the most thrilling shipwrecks of all time!

Experience the mystery and wonder of the bottom of the sea with over sixty accounts of shipwreck catastrophes. Illustrated with detailed...


Waterline Warships: An Illustrated Masterclass

by Phillip Reed

Philip Reed, best known for his superb models of ships from the age of sail, here turns his attention to the other highly popular subject for ship modelers - the warships of the Second World War. The book is...


Oceans Odyssey: Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel, the Straits of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean

by Sean Kingsley & Greg Stemm

In ten papers Odyssey Marine Exploration presents the technology, methodology and archaeological results from four deep-sea shipwrecks and one major survey conducted between 2003 and 2008. The sites lie beyond...


Oceans Odyssey 2: Underwater Heritage Management & Deep-Sea Shipwrecks in the English Channel & Atlantic Ocean

by Greg Stemm & Sean A. Kingsley

Oceans Odyssey 2 presents the results of the discovery and archaeological survey of ten deep-water wrecks by Odyssey Marine Exploration. In the Western Approaches and western English Channel, a mid-17th century...


Oceans Odyssey 3. The Deep-Sea Tortugas Shipwreck, Straits of Florida: A Merchant Vessel from Spain's 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet

by Sean A. Kingsley & Greg Stemm

In 1990 Seahawk Deep Ocean Technology of Tampa, Florida, commenced the world's first robotic archaeological excavation of a deep-sea shipwreck south of the Tortugas Islands in the Straits of Florida. At a depth...


The Yankee Whaler

by Clifford Ashley

One of the finest, most colorful and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Construction and outfitting of ships, crafts and routines, hunting methods, much more. 133 halftones. 17 line illus. Introduction....


Yacht design

by Massimo Paperini

“Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach....


12 Titanic Lessons for Christians: Lessons to Motivate, Challenge and Empower

by Jr., Charles C Hagan

The Titanic disaster of April 15, 1912 has been described as one of the most fascinating single events in human history. The sinking of the Titanic has left an indelible impression and vast psychological impact...


White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian

by Roger Litwiller

This book tells the story of one of Canada's warship Corvettes that served during the Second World War and brought its crew home every time. It was the last Canadian ship to be attacked by the U.S. Navy, and...


Mutiny on the Globe: The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock

by Thomas Farel Heffernan

A bloody mutiny on a whaling journey, followed by an incredible tale of survival on land and sea. Samuel Comstock knew he was born to do some great thing, but his only legacy was a reign of terror. Two years...


The General Grant's Gold: Shipwreck and Greed in the Southern Ocean

by Madelene Fergusson Allen & Ken Scadden

The wreck in 1866 of the 'General Grant' in the desolate sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands is one of the world's great nautical mysteries, a story that still tantalises and thrills. The 'General Grant' was rumoured...


Salt in the A.I.R.

by Jenetta Russell

When ten women artists are brought together to paint the beautiful old vessels of the Sydney Heritage Fleet and create an exhibition, there are always going to be wonderful stories to tell as they take their...


Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 18701885

by David Hastings

Drawing upon more than 80 personal diaries and journals of those on board, this resource explores the rich experience and the trials and tribulations of hopeful Anglo-Celtic pilgrims headed to Australia and...


The Lost Fleet

by Marc Songini

It's the mid-19th century and the American whaling fleet, the wonder and envy of the maritime nations of the world, is struck by one hammer blow after another. Yankee whalers are contending with icebergs,...


Silent Strategists: Harding, Denby, and the U.S. Navy's Trans-Pacific Offensive, World War II

by Manley R. Irwin

This book argues that President Warren Harding and his secretary of navy, Edwin Denby exercised unusual foresight in preparing the navy for a war against Japan. This revised edition adds new evidence from original...


Amazing & Extraordinary Facts - The Titanic

by Stuart Robertson

Which novel predicted the disaster a whole 14 years before Titanic's maiden voyage?

Who photographed Titanic's nemesis - the iceberg?

What were the last words and deeds of Titanic's Captain?

How did a bottle...


Bligh: Master Mariner

by Rob Mundle

The Eighteenth Century was an era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world. Those chosen to lead these expeditions were exceptional navigators, men who had shown...