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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.
Queen Mary
Queen Mary
Hardcover      ISBN: 0714828912
Return to Midway: The Quest to Find the Yorktown and the Other Lost Ships from the Pivotal Battle of the Pacific War
Return to Midway
The Quest to Find the Yorktown and the Other Lost Ships from the Pivotal Battle of the Pacific War
Hardcover      ISBN: 0792275004
A famed ocean explorer, discoverer of the Titantic, offers an illustrated chronicle of a search for the ships sunk during the Battle of Midway, including the Yorktown, and features reminiscences from American and Japanese veterans of the conflict. TV tie-in. BOMC & History.
The 100 Best Great Lakes Shipwrecks
The 100 Best Great Lakes Shipwrecks
Paperback      ISBN: 0968143733
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.
Men at Sea: Magnum Photos
Men at Sea
Magnum Photos
Hardcover      ISBN: 0810911981
Collects evocative black-and-white photographs depicting the sea-faring lives of commercial fisherman as taken between 1984 and 1998, in a tribute to the fisherman's daily struggle on the last open-decked trawlers of the high seas.
America and the Sea: A Maritime History
America and the Sea
A Maritime History
Hardcover      ISBN: 0913372811
Provides a maritime history of the United States, from Viking and Native American activities to today's enterprises
Ireland from the Sea
Ireland from the Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 0863276334
High Seas, High Risk: The Story of the Sudburys
High Seas, High Risk
The Story of the Sudburys
Hardcover      ISBN: 1550172085
High Seas, High Risk is a thrilling maritime adventure story that offers unique insight into the colourful towboat industry.