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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.
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.

Abandon Ship: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
Abandon Ship
The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
Hardcover      ISBN: 006018471x
A chronicle of the U.S.S. Indianapolis is updated with newly uncovered data retracing the privations suffered by survivors of this World War II vessel in the aftermath of a Japanese torpedo attack.
100 Historic Ships in Full Color
100 Historic Ships in Full Color
Paperback      ISBN: 0486420671
This collection of magnificent original full-color paintings accurately depicts 100 amazing ships — from the royal barge of the Egyptian pharaoh Cheops (2657 B.C.) and the Viking ships that visited North America around A.D. 1001 to Columbus' flagship, the Santa Maria (1492), and the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Seawolf. 100 illustrations in full color.
Florida's Golden Galleons
Florida's Golden Galleons
Paperback      ISBN: 0912451076
Colgate's Basic Sailing
Colgate's Basic Sailing
Paperback      ISBN: 0914747029
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.
Ireland from the Sea
Ireland from the Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 0863276334
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.
Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
Under the Black Flag
The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0679425608
An authoritative, revisionist history of the golden age of piracy draws on original archive material and records to provide a realistic study of pirates and their lives that refutes many of the colorful myths about the era. 35,000 first printing. Tour.