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The Coming of the Comet: The Rise and Fall of the Paddle Steamer
Nick Robins.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321342.  Daedalus Item Code: 70935
 
From 1812, when Henry Bell's Comet began regularly carrying passengers on Scotland's Clyde River, through the end of the 19th century, the paddle-wheel steamer was synonymous with river travel ... (Read More)
 
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From Cape Wrath to Finisterre
Bjrn Larsson. Tom Geddes, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904950271.  Daedalus Item Code: 63295
 
On the long sailing trip between Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Brittany, and the Spanish coast of Galicia, novelist Bjrn Larsson talked to many fishermen, seafarers, and adventurers who were waiting for ... (Read More)
 
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From Forecastle to Cabin: Seafarers' Voices
Samuel Samuels. Vincent McInerney, ed.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321267.  Daedalus Item Code: 70937
 
In 1836, 11-year-old Samuel Samuels ran away to sea, beginning a long and adventurous life as a sailor. First published in 1887, Samuels's memoir chronicles his rise from the lowest ranks to a ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World
Catherine Hofmann, Hlne Richard & Emmanuelle Vagnon.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770852389.  Daedalus Item Code: 64602
 
First appearing in 13th-century Italy, portolan charts were parchment atlases prized by sailors as navigational aids, and were used to interest wealthy sponsors in empire-building. Shown here in more ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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Harry and the Jaggedy Daggers: A Bottlenose Bay Story
Jan Fearnley.
Publisher: Egmont.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781405261692.  Daedalus Item Code: 42839
 
When Harry the mouse's boat is smashed upon the rather malicious rocks known as the Jaggedy Daggers, he is heartbroken. In this tale for readers up to 6 by the author of Mr. Wolf's Pancakes, ... (Read More)
 
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Hero and the Sinking Ships
Richard Hamilton. Sam Hearn, illus.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747595564.  Daedalus Item Code: 33601
 
Forced to leave their beloved nest by a cook and a cat on the inside and the cold and wet weather outside, the Morgan Street Rats set sail for travel and adventure (and a warm and smelly place to ... (Read More)
 
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141001821.  Daedalus Item Code: 71582
 
(Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction) Originally published in 2000, Nathaniel Philbrick's account of the incident that inspired Moby-Dick is a superb maritime narrative, ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782064473.  Daedalus Item Code: 61312
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
 
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 18381840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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Life in Nelson's Navy
Brian Lavery.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750947763.  Daedalus Item Code: 12169
 
What was it really like to be at sea in the Royal Navy under Horatio Nelson? Were his sailors keen to fight at the Battle of Trafalgar, or suffering with scurvy? How did life compare between those of ... (Read More)
 
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