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Catching thunder
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December, 2014: In the forbidding waters off Antarctica, Captain Hammarstedt of the Bob Barker sets off on a voyage unlike any seen before. Across ten...
Conspiracies at sea
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Great disasters always attract conspiracy theories and this is just as true of disasters at sea as it is of those on land or in the air. The sinkings ...

Sentinels of the sea
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Lighthouses have always unsettled and attracted in equal measure, highlighting the triumphs and failures in humanity's battle with the forces of natur...
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On a typical day during the Second World War, Winston Churchill, as Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, issued numerous memos to the ministers and...

HMS Belfast pocket manual
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A familiar sight on the Thames at London Bridge, HMS Belfast is a Royal Navy light cruiser, launched in March 1938. Belfast was part of the British na...
Medieval maritime warfare
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Following the fall of Rome, the sea is increasingly the stage upon which the human struggle of western civilization is played out. In a world of few r...

The edge of the world
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Featured in New York Times: 100 Notable Books of 2015Michael Pye's The Edge of the World is an epic adventure: from the Vikings to the Enlightenment, ...
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A unique chronology, Titanic: A Journey Through Time tells the captivating full story, moment by moment, from the birth of the key players to the late...

The nautical puzzle book
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Think you know the difference between a ship and a boat? Do you really understand the shipping forecast? And what do all the different flags at sea me...
Pepys's navy
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This reference book describes every aspect of the English navy in the second half of the 17th century, from the time when the Fleet Royal was taken into Parliamentary control after the defeat of Charles I, until the accession of William and Mary in 1689 when the long period of war with the Dutch came to an end.

Handling cargo
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Freighters of the 1950s and '60s - with masts, booms and hatches - were the last of their generation. It was the end of an era, just before the massiv...
Sea eagles of Empire
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The Roman war machine comprised land and naval forces. Although the former has been studied extensively, less has been written and understood about th...

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. An inventive biography of one of the most famous ships of all time - an alluring combination of history, adventure and sc...
The invisible hook
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Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers inside the wily world of late seventeenth- and early e...

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In 1917 Dazzle painting, also known as Dazzle camouflage, was conceived and developed by the celebrated marine artist and then naval commander Norman ...
British battleships of the Victorian era
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This is a companion volume to Friedman' s highly successful _British Battleship 1906-1946_ and completes his study of the Royal Navy's capital ships. ...

Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty
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Stephen Roskill's magnificent biography explains why Admiral Beatty has come to be seen as Britain's last naval hero. His early promise led to fast pr...
The children of ash and elm
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'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom Holland The 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 w...

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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery - an eloquent...
Cutty Sark
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A brand new volume describing the eventful history of one of the world's most famous and celebrated ships from her construction at Dumbarton in 1869, ...

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