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A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

Stewart Gordon

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|December 15, 2018

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Stories of disasters at sea, whether about Roman triremes, the treasure fleet of the Spanish Main, or great transatlantic ocean liners, fire the imagination as little else can. From the historical sinkings of the Titanic and the Lusitania to the recent capsizing…
From Sand to Sea and Distant Shores: Book One: To Sea
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With incredible clarity and in vivid detail, this 10-year Navy veteran, explains and involves you in the action of the times ... the Cold War in the Pacific Ocean during the mid to late 1950's from Boot Camp and basic training, to service aboard a U.S. Navy…
Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, And Murder On The Erie Canal
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The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became…
Summary of Dead Wake: by Erik Larson  Includes Analysis
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Summary of Dead Wake by Erik Larson - Includes Analysis Preview: Dead Wake by Erik Larson is a non-fiction account of the German Unterseeboot, or U-boat, sinking of Lusitania, a British merchant vessel belonging to Cunard Line, on May 7, 1915 and its aftermath.…
Bangladesh Maritime History

Bangladesh Maritime History

Ghulam M. Suhrawardi

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|November 6, 2015

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A wide network of rivers make Bangladesh one of the largest maritime nations in the world. Various types of inland marine crafts have been carrying cargo and passengers for thousands of years. Being self sufficient in resources, ancient Bangladeshis did not have…
The Unfortunate Captain Peirce

The Unfortunate Captain Peirce

Philip Browne

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|September 30, 2015

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The first biography of Richard Peirce, captain in the service of the East India Company, and account of the wreck of his ship, the Halsewell, off Dorset in 1786. He drowned, along with members of his family, and the loss became a tragic cause celebre, recorded in…
The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Battleships & Cruisers: A Complete Visual History Of International…
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A comprehensive chronological directory of battleships and cruisers, featuring over 400 warships with specifications, details of construction, function and history. This meticulously researched and illustrated book contains a unique collection of more than 1200…
Disasters On The Thames

Disasters On The Thames

Michael Foley

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|July 1, 2011

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The River Thames has been a vital lifeline for London since Roman warships sailed along it to the newly founded town of Londinium. Even then the peaceful-looking river had a lethal aspect which led to the loss of these Thames sailors. When the Vikings sailed…
Southampton: Gateway to the World
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The fascinating story of the city's growth includes many examples of its links to the U.S.   Highlighting its maritime heritage, this history explores the intimate relationship Southampton has with the sea, principally since the coming of the…
Slave Ship Guerrero

Slave Ship Guerrero

Gail Swanson

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|October 22, 2005

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Among the Isles of Shoals

Among the Isles of Shoals

Celia Thaxter

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|August 8, 2015

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will…
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