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The Memoirs of Captain Hugh Crow: The Life and Times of a Slave Trade Captain
Hugh Crow. John Pinfold, intro.
Publisher: Bodleian Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851243211.  Daedalus Item Code: 40665
 
This first-hand account, from a man who commanded one of the last legal slave vessels to cross the Atlantic, offers a frequently troubling yet revealing look into the moral sense and rationale of an ... (Read More)
 
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Myth, Fact, and Navigators' Secrets: Incredible Tales of the Sea and Sailors
J. Gregory Dill.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592288793.  Daedalus Item Code: 34497
 
When the sea's gone calm and the sails lie limp, that's the time to collect your rum ration, find a dry berth, and open up this witty and intriguing collection of 64 nautical yarns. Gregory Dill ... (Read More)
 
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No Ordinary Joes: The Extraordinary True Story of Four Submariners in War and Love and Life
Larry Colton.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780609610435.  Daedalus Item Code: 38093
 
After their submarine is hit by an aerial torpedo on April 23, 1943, the crew of the USS Grenadier bring their vessel to the surface—only to be captured by the Japanese. This history focuses ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian and the Night the Titanic Was Lost
Daniel Allen Butler.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781935149859.  Daedalus Item Code: 32692
 
Although the world continues to be fascinated by the Titanic tragedy, the most amazing drama of those fateful hours took place on the decks of the Carpathia and Californian, ... (Read More)
 
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Pirate Hunter of the Caribbean: The Adventurous Life of Captain Woodes Rogers
David Cordingly.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068159.  Daedalus Item Code: 41012
 
A dauntless adventurer who lost his fortune as often as his temper, Captain Woodes Rogers was sent into the thick of the action during Britain's war with Spain, when he was hired to lead a 1708 ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt's Navy: The Education of a Warrior President, 1882–1920
James Tertius de Kay.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605982854.  Daedalus Item Code: 33806
 
Also the biographer of Commodore Stephen Decatur, James Tertius de Kay here gives us a rarely seen picture of Franklin Roosevelt as Woodrow Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Evolving from ... (Read More)
 
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Seaworthy: A Swordboat Captain Returns to the Sea
Linda Greenlaw.
Publisher: Viking/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611292794.  Daedalus Item Code: 33304
 
Better known to many of her readers as a lobster fisherman, Linda Greenlaw hadn't been bluewater fishing for ten years—not since the events chronicled in Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm ... (Read More)
 
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The Skolfields and Their Ships: "A Singleness of Purpose"
Ermine S. Reynolds & Kenneth R. Martin.
Publisher: Maine Maritime Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780937410127.  Daedalus Item Code: 40087
 
The Skolfields were a prominent shipbuilding family from Harpswell, Maine, whose enterprise demonstrated "a singleness of purpose," and whose ships sailed from the late 18th to the early 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Treason's Harbour: An Aubrey & Maturin Adventure
Patrick O'Brian.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007255917.  Daedalus Item Code: 32542
 
All of Patrick O'Brian's strengths are on parade in this ninth episode of action and intrigue in the Aubrey-Maturin series, set partly in Malta, partly in the treacherous, pirate-infested waters of ... (Read More)
 
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Tropics Bound: Elizabeth's Seadogs on the Spanish Main
James Seay Dean.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752450964.  Daedalus Item Code: 30107
 
Drawing on such sources from English and Spanish archives as mariners' journals, letters, and official reports, this history recounts the early 100 largely forgotten English trade voyages to Latin ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307590374.  Daedalus Item Code: 41067
 
Before General Patton could invade Morocco in Operation Torch, which would then enable the Allied invasion of Nazi Europe through Italy, he needed 500 tons of airplane fuel and 900 tons of bombs ... (Read More)
 
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Voices from the Titanic: The Epic Story of the Tragedy from the People Who Were There
Geoff Tibballs, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849015219.  Daedalus Item Code: 40392
 
The graphic, eyewitness story of the disastrous maiden voyage of RMS Titanic is told here by the survivors themselves. The story of the sinking of the great liner has been told countless times ... (Read More)
 
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