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Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Sea of Glory
America's Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Hardcover      ISBN: 067003231x
Draws on journal entries to recount the epic journey of Charles Wilkes and the Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842, which led to the discovery of Antarctica and brought America international renown for its endeavors.
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea
The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Paperback      ISBN: 0141001828
Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.
An Eye of the Fleet
An Eye of the Fleet
Paperback      ISBN: 1574091239
A new novel of high seas adventure sheds light on the Moonlight Battle of 1780, featuring Nathanial Drinkwater in the captain's chair. Reprint.

Midget Submarines of the 2nd World War
Midget Submarines of the 2nd World War
Hardcover      ISBN: 1840675217
A Night To Remember
A Night To Remember
Paperback      ISBN: 0805077642
Presents an absorbing, minute-by-minute account of the demise of the "unsinkable" Titanic, the massive luxury liner that housed a French "sidewalk cafe" and a grand staircase, among other extravagances, but failed to provide enough lifeboats for the 2,207 passengers on board. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the Uss Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
In Harm's Way
The Sinking of the Uss Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
Paperback      ISBN: 0312983379
Chronicles the worst disaster in U.S. naval history, describing heroism in the face of persistant shark attacks and hypothermia after the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis in the South Pacific in the final days of World War II.
Discovery of the Titanic: Exploring the Greatest of All Lost Ships
Discovery of the Titanic
Exploring the Greatest of All Lost Ships
Hardcover      ISBN: 0446513857
Highlights the first-hand account of the exploration of the Titanic shipwreck
Ireland from the Sea
Ireland from the Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 0863276334
Introduction to Naval Architecture
Introduction to Naval Architecture
Hardcover      ISBN: 0870213180
The book covers such topics as ship geometry, properties of shipbuilding materials, stability, submarine hydrostatics, propellers and propulsion systems, and maneuverability. Appendices include conversion tables, lists of fresh- and saltwater properties, and numerical integration techniques.
Upper Mississippi River History: Fact-Fiction-Legend
Upper Mississippi River History
Fact-Fiction-Legend
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0964093723